Case | HBS Case Collection | May 2004 (Revised June 2004)

Brief Biographical Note on P. Roy Vagelos

by Nitin Nohria and Bridget Gurtler

Abstract

Provides background biographical information on P. Roy Vagelos, chief executive officer of Merck Pharmaceuticals. Teaching Purpose: To chart the development of a leader in the pharmaceutical industry.

Keywords: Biography; Teaching; Leadership Development; Mission and Purpose; Personal Development and Career; Ethics; Pharmaceutical Industry;

Citation:

Nohria, Nitin, and Bridget Gurtler. "Brief Biographical Note on P. Roy Vagelos." Harvard Business School Case 404-132, May 2004. (Revised June 2004.)