Ray Gilmartin, CEO and Chairman of Merck, visited HBS on February 6th to kick off the Society and Enterprise course for RC September students. In introducing Gilmartin, Dean Kim Clark hailed the pharmaceutical executive as a business leader who took his responsibility to society as seriously as his responsibility to shareholders. Gilmartin then spoke about Merck’s multi-million dollar commitments to treat river blindness and AIDS patients in Africa.
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