Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> April 20, 1998

James M. Hussey – Neopharm Inc (neo)

JAMES M. HUSSEY is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of NeoPharm, Inc., a biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and marketing of cancer drugs. Mr. Hussey is a graduate of Butler University College of Pharmacy and a licensed Pharmacist. He also has a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Illinois. Following graduation from business school, Mr. Hussey began his career at Bristol-Myers Squibb in pharmaceutical sales and marketing. Over a period of 11 years, he was promoted several times through positions in marketing, sales and new business development eventually becoming General Manager of the BMS Integrated Business Unit in 1991. Mr. Hussey left BMS in 1994 to form his own company. In December 1994, Mr. Hussey established Physicians Quality Care, a physician equity model management services organization in Chicago, Illinois. Over three years, PQC became the third largest physician equity model management company in Chicago. In January 1998, Physicians Quality Care was sold to a national physician management company. Following the sale of his company, Mr. Hussey joined NeoPharm as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director in March 1998. Profile
TWST: If you would, give us a brief summary, a bit of a historical

background sketch on NeoPharm and then bring us up to date, over the

next two to three years what do you see as the key