Is Merck Ready For Marty Wygod?

Long before Bill and Hillary--before George Bush, even--Martin J. Wygod had drawn a bead on medical-cost containment. As far back as 1987, he was already driving parts of the buttoned-down drug industry to distraction. At the time, Wygod was known vaguely to the business community as a wheeler-dealer, a Mike Milken crony. But for the people who sold prescription drugs, his scrappy game of hardball was starting to make life miserable.

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