Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> August 14, 2000

John Jackson – Celgene Corporation (celg)

JOHN W. JACKSON has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Celgene since January 1996. Prior to joining Celgene, Mr. Jackson held senior positions with Merck and American Cyanamid. He holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from INSEAD, in France. He served as a U.S. Marine infantry officer in Vietnam. Profile
TWST: Would you start us off with a summary of Celgene for our investor


Mr. Jackson: Celgene was founded as a spin-off from Celanese and went

public in 1987. Our original focus was