Michael Thien of Merck on Transitions and Opportunities in Bio-Pharmaceuticals [Interview]

Michael Thien, SVP at Merck & Co. and this year's recipient of the Management Division Award for Technical Leadership, sat down with ChEnected to discuss some of the transitions in the pharmaceutical industry as companies make strides to serve secondary markets in the developing world. He also looks at some of the opportunities this transition represents for young chemical engineers entering the bio-pharmaceutical industry and offers suggestions for students looking to enter the field.