The speeches by John Hammergren offer insight into the business run by one of American's highest paid CEOs. He focuses on why McKesson Corporation is at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry. Hammergren attributes an enormous majority of his company's success to its culture. He strongly believes in the power of any organization's culture to determine its faith.
Hammergren studied business administration at the University of Minnesota where he received a bachelor's degree. He then continued his studies at Xavier University where he earned his MBA. Almost immediately after graduating, Hemmergren became employed by the American Hospital Supply Corporation, which launched his career in the pharmaceutical industry.
The speeches by John Hammergren reflect the CEO's efforts to redefine the tarnished role of CEOs in America.