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Merck's Ken Frazier Named Chief Executive's 2021 CEO of the Year; Honored by peer CEOs for his long record of leadership and courage; Joins list of legendary executives including Gates, Moynihan, Dell, Mulcahy, Bossidy and others; Gala dinner at Nasdaq in

May 03, 2021 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

 Chief Executive magazine today announced that Ken Frazier, Chairman and CEO of Merck, has been named 2021 Chief Executive of the Year by his peer CEOs.

Frazier was selected by an independent committee that recognized his exceptional long-term leadership: a decade of unprecedented transformation and growth at Merck—with powerful results for shareholders, patients and society.

Since becoming Chairman and CEO in 2011, Frazier has led a refocus at Merck on resear...