Ken Frazier

Ken Frazier: ‘Society Is Looking To Business To Help Shape A Better World’

In late October, Ken Frazier was honored at a gala dinner in New York City at the Nasdaq Marketsite. Receiving the award from his peer CEOs, he made the following remarks. Thank you, Brian [Moynihan], for that very kind introduction. I feel especially privileged to follow in your footsteps. Thanks...
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CureVac gains COO and hands Florian von der Mülbe new assignment in the midst of Covid-19 vaccine troubles; As Ken Frazier retires, Merck hires chief strategy officer

Aiming to bounce back and trying to accentuate the positive after its mRNA Covid-19 vaccine took a major pratfall, CureVac is shaking things up by bringing in Malte Greune as COO and giving new responsibilities to co-founder and chief production officer Florian von der Mülbe. Greune jumps on board from Sanofi after a nearly 10-year run where he was stationed in Germany and spent the last several months as general manager and VP, cartridges, devices & insulin technology group in Frankfurt.
MIT Technology Review

Ken Frazier: Our democracy only works if everyone has opportunity

Merck CEO and OneTen cofounder Ken Frazier knows the critical importance to a company’s success of getting the right people in the right jobs. On June 8, Frazier joined MIT Technology Review’s virtual EmTech Next, our annual future-of-work event, to share how businesses can reduce the opportunity gap to find the skilled workforce they need, and why CEOs need to speak up on issues if they want their organizations to stay competitive.

Merck’s Ken Frazier Named CEO of the Year

Merck Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Frazier has been named CEO of the Year by Chief Executive magazine for his longtime leadership at the pharmaceutical giant. Frazier, who will retire from his role at Merck at the end of June, was selected for the honor by an independent committee, Black Enterprise reported. He was tapped for his leadership skills that have guided the company and expanded its influence in oncology, particularly with the powerhouse checkpoint inhibitor Keytruda and his influence in developing the company’s discovery research programs. In addition to his guidance of Merck, Frazier was also selected CEO of the Year for his devotion to social justice and economic inclusion.

Merck’s Ken Frazier Named Chief Executive’s 2021 CEO of the Year

Chief Executive magazine today announced that Ken Frazier, Chairman and CEO of Merck, has been named 2021 Chief Executive of the Year by his peer CEOs. Frazier was selected by an independent committee that recognized his exceptional long-term leadership: a decade of unprecedented transformation and growth at Merck—with powerful results for shareholders, patients and society.

Merck CEO Ken Frazier is stepping down

Merck’s Ken Frazier, one of just five Black CEOs in the Fortune 500, will retire on June 30. Why it matters: His departure leaves just 3 Black people atop America’s 500 largest companies (assuming no other Black chiefs are named by then). Details: Robert Davis, the company’s CFO and a...

Ken Frazier to step down as Merck CEO

Merck CEO Ken Frazier will retire effective June 30 and will be replaced with the company’s CFO Robert Davis, the company announced on Thursday. CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew discusses.

One of the few top U.S. Black CEOs, Merck's Ken Frazier to retire

(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said on Thursday Ken Frazier, one of only a handful of Black executives leading major U.S. companies, will step down as chief executive officer at the end of June and be replaced by Chief Financial Officer Robert Davis. Frazier, 66, will remain with the...

Rare black Fortune 500 chief Ken Frazier to retire

The US is losing one of its few black leaders at the top of a major American company. Merck & Co's chief executive Kenneth Frazier is retiring at the end of June, the drugs company said. The firm said he would be replaced by current chief financial officer Robert Davis,...