He was the first African American CEO of major pharmaceutical company - FRONT TO BLACK HISTORY
In celebration of Black History Month, THE SCHOOL BELL with Linda Bell presents...FRONT TO BLACK HISTORY - a look at black firsts in business.
He was the first African American CEO of a major pharmaceutical company. Do you know who he is?
In 2007, Kenneth Frazier accepted the role of president of Merck & Co., Inc, and was given the additional roles of CEO and chairman in 2011, making him the first African American to serve as CEO of a major pharmaceutical company. Click on his picture to read more about him. (Content courtesy thehistorymakers.org)
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