It’s been a year of out with the old and in with the new when it comes to Pharma CEOs this year. Five new names took the helm of major players in the pharmaceutical industry, from Johnson & Johnson to Pfizer. What wasn’t new? Their comfortable paychecks. In fact, John Hammergren, CEO of McKesson earned a salary of $131.2 million in 2011, and the top spot on Forbes’ list of the U.S.’s wealthiest 25 CEOs.
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