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Mr. Graham joined Baxter in 1945 as vice president. In 1953, he became chief executive officer, retaining that post until 1980. He was chairman from 1971 until 1985 and, thereafter, senior chairman until 1996.
Graham has been prominent in drug-industry activities, having served as president of the American Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association and chairman of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PMA). He served as a director of the PMA for more than a quarter of a century.
Vernon R. Loucks, Jr., is chairman of the board of Baxter International, Inc. Prior to joining Baxter, Mr. Loucks was a senior management consultant for George Fry and Associates. He joined Baxter in 1966 as assistant to the president and chief executive officer. His career at Baxter has included senior positions in both domestic and international operations. In December 1975, he was elected to the company's board of directors. He became president and chief operating officer in 1976, chief executive officer in 1980, and chairman in 1987.
Mr. Parkinson also serves on the boards of directors of Chicago-based Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Northwestern Memorial Foundation as well as Loyola University Chicago’s Board of Trustees.
1999 - Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr., became chief executive officer, succeeding Vernon R. Loucks Jr.
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs was founded as the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations on February 20, 1922. At its inception, the Council included 23 members with the purpose of opposing what they viewed as U.S. isolationism during the first World War.
1985 - Baxter acquired American Hospital Supply Corporation, becoming a broad-based healthcare products distributor in addition to a developer of medical technologies.
1997 - Baxter acquired Immuno International AG, an international leader in infectious disease research and the development of blood products, related biologics and vaccines.
Baxter completed acquisition of Columbia, Maryland-based North American Vaccine.
2001 - ...
Baxter acquired Cook Pharmaceutical Solutions, a manufacturer of prefilled injectable drugs in vials and syringes.
Baxter announced that it would participate in the production of approximately 155 million doses of smallpox vaccine for the U.S. government, in conjunction with Acambis Inc.
2004 - ...
Baxter’s board of directors elected Robert L. Parkinson, Jr. as the company’s new chairman and chief executive officer.
2008 - Baxter received a positive opinion from regulatory authorities in Europe for CELVAPAN, the first cell culture-based H5N1 (avian flu) pandemic vaccine.
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