Astra: It's Not Over Yet

Despite his efforts to clean house, CEO Mogren finds himself under fire at the scandal-plagued drugmaker

Hakan Mogren has had a fabled career as CEO of Astra. In a decade at the top, Mogren has delivered 30% annual price gains in shares of the drug company controlled by Sweden's powerful Wallenberg clan. So far, his reputation has remained untainted as allegations of sexual harassment, first revealed in a BUSINESS WEEK cover story (May 13, 1996), have mired Astra USA Inc. and its former CEO, Lars Bildman, in scandal.

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