The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. will host a virtual Signature Event on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST. David Rubenstein will interview Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Merck & Co., Inc., The interview is expected to cover, among other things, Merck's development of COVID-19 therapeutics, potential healthcare reform under the new Administration, and OneTen's mission to increase racial equity by providing economic opportunity to Black Americans.
As one of the largest multinational pharmaceutical companies in the world, Merck delivers lifesaving medicines and vaccines. Under Ken’s leadership, Merck’s investment in R&D has substantially increased, generating breakthroughs to treat unmet medical needs.
Ken Frazier is also Co-Chair of OneTen, a new initiative that relies on a coalition of leading executives to provide one million careers for Black Americans within the next ten years.