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CEO calls being in Mass. crucial for Shire to innovate

LEXINGTON — Danish doctor-turned-businessman Flemming Ornskov’s first decision after taking over as chief executive of Shire PLC April 30 was to move himself to Massachusetts, about 3,000 miles and an ocean away from the Irish drug company’s headquarters.

Ornskov, 55, brought a message for the Boston area’s biotechnology entrepreneurs.

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