Fred Hassan on Learning from Adversity

The Schering-Plough chairman and CEO talks about overcoming and learning from adversity in business and in life

Fred Hassan, the chief executive officer and chairman of Schering-Plough (SGP), has a reputation for taking on tough assignments and succeeding against long odds. Born in Pakistan, he has a degree in chemical engineering from University College London and an MBA from Harvard Business School. This is the third assignment for Fred as a Big Pharma CEO.

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