ALI Oral History Series: Ken Frazier

Featuring one of the series of interviews that ALI is conducting as part of ALI’s Oral History Series, in this episode ALI Council Member Kenneth Frazier of Merck is interviewed by Alfred W. Putnam Jr. of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath.  This interview was conducted on January 22, 2020.

Ken was elected to ALI membership in 1996, and to ALI’s Council in 2003. He has served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Merck since 2011. He joined the company in 1992 and has held positions of increasing responsibility including General Counsel and President. Prior to joining Merck, Ken was a partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath, where he and Alfy Putnam met as summer associates.



The full episode transcript is available here. Please excuse typos due to inaudible passages or transcription errors.