News: Former Merck Exec On What Went Wrong in Big Pharma?


Jun 23, 2011

Former Merck executive Peter DeVilbiss struggles with two questions: why don’t people like drug companies, and how is it that a once admired and innovative industry has fallen into a rut? And, of course, are the answers to those two questions related to one another?

"The pharmaceutical industry is a fascinating place, made up of different cultures housed under one roof. As a 17 year veteran of the industry who has gotten a first-hand view of the facets of pharmaceutical and vaccine discovery, development, manufacturing, marketing, and sales I’ve been continually amazed how a big pharma company operates...."

Read the full Forbes story here.

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