Amgen CEO Comes Clean: I Was Arrogant and an Awful Listener

Apr 17, 2012

In an interview with McKinsey & Co., Amgen CEO Kevin Sharer acknowledges that, in the past, he had been an "awful listener" and discusses ways that he has changed.

"It wasn’t an evil, megalomania-driven thing," he says, "it was mostly because I was a striver, I wanted to get ahead, and getting ahead meant convincing people of my point of view."

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