Magazine

Resume: Richard Jay Kogan


BORN

June 6, 1941, Bronx, N.Y.

EDUCATION

BA, City College, New York, 1963; dropped out of PhD program at Rutgers University, N.J., and joined the Army Reserves; MBA, Stern School of Business at New York University, 1968.

POSITION

Chairman and CEO, Schering-Plough Corp.

EARLY JOBS

Sold peanuts at Yankee Stadium; tended father's bar.

CURRENT PAYCHECK

Earned $86.8 million from 1998 through 2000.

WHY HE MIGHT HAVE TO SELL SCHERING

He has failed to win patent extensions for Claritin, and the FDA won't approve a follow-on drug until he fixes serious manufacturing problems.

HOW HE RELAXES

Golfs in Ireland and at exclusive New Jersey country clubs. Handicap: about 30.

FAMILY

Wife, Susan, is a chemist.

Data: The Golden Helix, University Science Books; BusinessWeek


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