One of the nicest things about working for GSK in Philadelphia is that our company has such strong roots in this area. We've been here since 1830! Many of my colleagues are second- or third-generation GSK employees. So it made sense that when we held the grand opening of our new home at the Philadelphia Navy Yard this past weekend, we invited our families to join us in the celebration.
Deirdre Connelly, president of North America Pharmaceuticals, welcomed our many esteemed guests (including Mayor Michael Nutter), extending a special welcome to the 'next generation' of GSK employees. We've transformed our workspace and have a variety of settings throughout the building instead of individual offices. Deirdre noted that this work environment might become the norm by the time the next generation takes our jobs. In the meantime, those kids had a great time exploring our new building, getting their faces painted, having their pictures taken, drawing on our meeting room walls, and watchin