Biopharma billionaires dominate Forbes' list of the world's top 10 wealthiest healthcare execs — and the pandemic hasn't hurt
Most of the world’s top 10 healthcare billionaires owe their fortunes to biopharma. And some have done even better as the pandemic spread, triggering a mad scramble to find new drugs and vaccines to counter the spread of coronavirus.
Right at the top of the latest list from wealth tracker Forbes is ample evidence of the riches being made in China’s booming biopharma biz.
Zhong Huijuan’s jump from chemistry teacher to co-owner of Hansoh Pharmaceutical was worth a personal net worth set at $14.6 billion. That also qualifies her as one of the richest women in Asia.
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