In Good Company

Merck’s Peter Guenter is seeking the next moonshot in cancer research

Mr Peter Guenter, 60, is the chief executive of Merck Healthcare. His father and grandfather were both doctors. ST PHOTO:JASON QUAH
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Sometimes when Mr Peter Guenter addresses company town halls, he asks those in the audience who have lost a loved one to severe disease in the past five years to rise in their seats.

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