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Merck & Co. CEO Kenneth C. Frazier is convinced nearly everyone, from patients to long-term investors, wants the world's third-largest drugmaker to take big risks.
Merck & Co. CEO, Chairman and President Kenneth C. Frazier
`Isn't that exactly what the world wants a company like Merck to do?'" says Frazier, 58.
"My father, to me, was 10 feet tall," says Frazier, whose mother died when he was very young. "To see this disease take away his brain and to see him rendered like a child, it was devastating."