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Pharmaceutical CEO Salaries

Posted by Sarah Showard | May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

It's been a year of out with the old and in with the new when it comes to Pharma CEOs this year. Five new names took the helm of major players in the pharmaceutical industry, from Johnson & Johnson to Pfizer. What wasn't new? Their comfortable paychecks. In fact, John Hammergren, CEO of McKesson earned a salary of $131.2 million in 2011, and the top spot on Forbes' list of the U.S.'s wealthiest 25 CEOs.

Sources:

Fierce Pharma  http://www.fiercepharma.com/special-reports/top-10-pharma-ceo-salaries-2011/top-10-pharma-ceo-salaries-2011
Forbes  http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/2011/10/12/americas-25-highest-paid-ceos/

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Sarah Showard

Sarah Showard graduated from the University of Maryland in 1985, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English-Linguistics and a Certification in Women's Studies. She then graduated from New York University School of Law in 1988. Sarah began practice initially as an insurance defense attorney, and has been representing plaintiffs since 1990. Sarah has a son, Benjamin, who recently graduated from The Gregory School and will attend ASU in the fall, with future plans to attend law school and eventually join Showard Law Firm. In her spare time Sarah enjoys horseback riding and spending time in Sonoita with her husband Peter.

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