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Jacques Servier

Jacques Servier’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $7.6 Billion
Industry: Health care
Country: France
BirthDay: 9 February 1922
Sigh: Pisces
Died On: 16/04/2014
BIOGRAPHY

Jacques Servier was bornon 9 February 1922 in France. Jacques Servier founded French pharmaceutical firm Servier Laboratories in 1954. It has since grown into a large international operation, with 2013 sales of $5.8 billion (4.2 billion euros) making it France's second-largest drugmaker. He passed away on April 16, 2014 at age 92 at his home in the west Parisian suburb of Suresnes, France. He leaves behind a business embroiled in scandal over a diabetes drug, Mediator, that is alleged to have caused up to 2,000 deaths. In 2012, Jacques was indicted in France for manslaughter and injury charges related to the diabetes drug, as were six companies of the Servier group; the trial is ongoing. He was awarded France's national medal, the Legion d'Honneur, by former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2009. He married in 1945 and had four children: Christine, Dominique, Isabelle and Pascale.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2014

$7.6 Billion

2018

$7.6 Billion

TIMELINE
1954

Founder of the pharmaceutical group Servier in 1954, he had a fortune estimated at US $7

1922

Jacques Servier (9 February 1922 – 16 April 2014) was a French doctor and businessman

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