Conscience And Courage: How Visionary Ceo Henri Termeer Built A Biotech Giant And Pioneered The Rare Disease Industry

October 15, 2019|
Conscience And Courage: How Visionary Ceo Henri Termeer Built A Biotech Giant And Pioneered The Rare Disease Industry by John Hawkins
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Henri Termeer was one of the first of a pioneering group of business executives who built a disparate group of fledgling companies into a biotech industry that has driven decades of therapeutic innovation. During a 28-year career at Genzyme, including 26 years as CEO, he created a process of drug development that for the first time was patient-centered. He also helped forge biotech''s public policy agenda and inspired a generation of entrepreneurs to take on large and important challenges. An extraordinary number of today''s biotech leaders were directly mentored by Termeer. His own leadership was iconoclastic: He broke rules and took risks, setting ambitious goals and finding novel ways to reach them. In doing so he transformed an industry and brought hope to patients with a range of diseases previously deemed too rare to justify the investment needed to support the development of specific therapies. In Conscience and Courage, John Hawkins, an insightful analyst of healthcare leaders, reveals the philosophy, principles, methods, and habits of a prominent and successful CEO who defied convention to create an investor-owned global enterprise that put people before profits and improved the lives of thousands of forgotten patients.
John Hawkins is a biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry veteran and an expert in assessing the industry''s top executive and boardroom talent. For nearly four decades, John has encountered and studied many of the world''s best and brightest leaders in the life sciences arena. John''s personal exposure to Henri Termeer began through...
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Title:Conscience And Courage: How Visionary Ceo Henri Termeer Built A Biotech Giant And Pioneered The Rare Disease Industry
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 in
Published:October 15, 2019
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781621823704

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