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Richard D. Wood

Eli Lilly & Company

1973 - 1991

Healthcare

Military ServiceArmy
1970 b. 1926
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduatePurdue University
GraduateMBA, University of Pennsylvania
Personal
Born-Died1926
BirthplaceIndiana (IN)
RaceWhite
Era - 1970

During Wood’s 18-year tenure as CEO, Lilly’s revenues and earnings increased every year. He is credited with generating a sevenfold increase in revenues and a tenfold increase in earnings – making Eli Lilly one of the 25 largest companies in the United States.