Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare | 2014
Since 2011, Frazier has served in the top leadership role at Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based drugmaker Merck, which reported worldwide sales of $44 billion last year. Frazier, 59, first joined the pharmaceutical giant in 1992 as vice president, general counsel and secretary of the Astra/Merck group. A Harvard Law School graduate, Frazier was then elected and promoted to numerous positions within the company before being named president and finally chair and chief executive three years ago. Before joining Merck, Frazier was a partner with a Philadelphia law firm.