Jacques Servier

About Jacques Servier

Birth Day: February 09, 1922
Birth Place: France
Died On: 16 April 2014(2014-04-16) (aged 92)\nNeuilly-sur-Seine, France
Birth Sign: Pisces
Occupation: Businessman Founder Laboratoires Servier

Jacques Servier Net Worth

Jacques Servier was bornon February 09, 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.
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