China stops GSK's Chinese finance head from leaving: Source

The logo of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is seen on its office building in Shanghai on Friday, July 12, 2013. Beijing is preventing GSK's head of finance for China from leaving the country, as police accuse the British drugmaker of bribing officials and doc
The logo of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is seen on its office building in Shanghai on Friday, July 12, 2013. Beijing is preventing GSK's head of finance for China from leaving the country, as police accuse the British drugmaker of bribing officials and doctors, a person familiar with the situation said on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (REUTERS) - Beijing is preventing GlaxoSmithKline's head of finance for China from leaving the country, as police accuse the British drugmaker of bribing officials and doctors, a person familiar with the situation said on Wednesday.

The travel restrictions on Mr Steve Nechelput were imposed several weeks ago and he continues to carry out his work in China, the source added.