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John J. Horan

Merck & Company

1976 - 1985

Healthcare

Military ServiceNavy
1970 b. 1920
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateManhattan College
GraduateJD, Columbia University
Personal
Born-Died1920
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
Era - 1970

Through heavy investments in research and development, Horan led Merck to become the leading U.S.-based manufacturer of prescription drugs in the world. Under Horan’s leadership, Merck doubled their spending on research – spending more than any other pharmaceutical firm.