- TitleEVP and Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals
- AffiliationJohnson & Johnson
- 2019 Rank35
J&J is a major player in the COVID vaccine race, thanks in large part to Taubert and her $42.2 billion pharma business. She has had to grapple with logistical complexities such as recruiting a staggering 60,000-person global trial for the vaccine candidate—one that doesn’t need to be ultra-cooled, a likely advantage for nations without robust health infrastructures.
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