Sidney Taurel Wiki
Sidney Taurel is a Spanish, Morocco-born American businessman who is the chairman of Pearson plc and chairman emeritus of Eli Lilly and Company. He had a 37-year career at Eli Lilly and Company and he served as chairman and chief executive officer from 1998 to 2008.
Sidney Taurel Biography
He is the chairman of Pearson since January 2016 and he is also a director of IBM Corporation and advises Almirall S.A. on issues of corporate strategy.
Sidney Taurel Eli Lilly and Company
Sidney joined the Lilly subsidiary Eli Lilly International Corporation in 1971 as a marketing associate and after sales and marketing assignments in Indianapolis, São Paulo, and Paris, he became general manager of the company’s affiliate in Brazil in 1981.
Later in 1983, he was appointed to the London-based position of vice president of Lilly European operations.
In 1993, Sidney was named the executive vice president of Eli Lilly and Company and president of its pharmaceutical division and three years later, he was promoted to president and chief operating officer.
As chairman and CEO from 1998 to 2008, Sidney led the company’s efforts to successfully tackle the challenge of the patent loss of its main product Prozac while remaining independent; he drove a deeper globalization of the company, significantly increased its commitment to R&D and partnering, and oversaw the successful launches of a dozen new products, roughly doubling the company’s sales.
Sidney spoke often on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry, serving as chairman of its association PhRMA in 1998/ 1999.
Sidney Taurel Age
Sidney was born on 9 February 1949.
Sidney Taurel Family
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Sidney Taurel Wife | Sidney Taurel Wife Death
Sidney got married to Kathryn H Fleischmann from Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1977. Sidney and his family became American citizens in 1995.
His wife Kathryn, who was a major supporter of arts and educational causes in Indiana, passed away in 2014, at the age of 58.
Sidney Taurel Children
The couple had three children together; Alex, who was born in Paris in 1979, Patrick who was born in 1982 in São Paulo and Olivia who was born in 1988 in Indianapolis.
Sidney Taurel Height
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Sidney Taurel Salary
Sidney’s salary is estimated to be between $50k to $100k.
Sidney Taurel Net Worth
Sidney has an estimated net worth of about $3.86 Million dollars.
Sidney Taurel Pearson
Sidney, in October 2015, was appointed as chairman of Pearson plc, the British multinational publishing, and education company headquartered in London.
Sidney Taurel IBM
Sidney is a director of IBM Corporation and he advises Almirall S.A. on issues of corporate strategy.
Sidney Taurel Accolades
Sidney received the 2000 Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations and in 2001, the Anti-Defamation League honored him with its American Heritage Award.
Later in 2002, he was named by U.S. President George W. Bush as a Homeland Security Advisory Council member and in 2003, President George W. Bush named him as a member of the President’s Export Council. Later in April 2007, he was appointed to the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations by President Bush. Sidney is an officer of the French Legion of Honor.
Sidney is also a past president of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). He is also a member of The Business Council, and a past member of the Business Roundtable]], as well as of the boards of ITT Industries, [, McGraw-Hill Companies, and the RCA Tennis Championships.
Sidney is a member of the board of overseers of Columbia Business School and a trustee at Indianapolis Museum of Art.