AstraZeneca PLC, the new pharmaceutical company formed from the merger of Astra AB of Sweden and Zeneca Group of the U.K., will run ads in five major newspapers June 2 heralding its first official day of business. The ads will feature a new logo and the tagline "A new force in world pharmaceuticals." Ads will appear in The Wall Street Journal
, The New York Times
, Washington Post
, Philadelphia Inquirer
and the Wilmington (Del.) News-Journal
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