File photo of Vasella, chairman of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, drinking coffee before the annual news conference in Basel

 
File photo of Vasella, chairman of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, drinking coffee before the annual news conference in Basel
Daniel Vasella, chairman of Swiss drugmaker Novartis, drinks coffee before the annual news conference in Basel, January 23, 2013. Novartis said on February 19, 2013 it would scrap a 72 million Swiss franc ($77.98 million) pay package for outgoing chairman Vasella, bowing to mounting anger in Switzerland before an investor meeting on February 22. Picture taken January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer