Richard Klausner

0 Gates Foundation again hires top drug company exec for global health mission

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has again hired a leading pharmaceutical executive to run its biggest philanthropic mission, global health. I posted on the rumor yesterday, but today the Seattle philanthropy confirmed that it has hired Trevor Mundel, head of global development for Novartis based in Basel, Switzerland. Novartis…

2 Gates Fdn exec leaving: Global health mission shift?

Dr. Tachi Yamada is leaving his position in June as head of the Gates Foundation’s global health program. That’s big news primarily because the Gates’ global health program is so big, the largest program at the world’s largest philanthropy, accounting for more than half of the $3 billion the Gates…