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Pharmaceutical company executive

Horst Meyer, German pharmaceutical company executive. Named Honorary Professor Munster University, Federal Republic Germany, 1987; Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik AG fellow, 1964-1966, Industrial Chemistry Association Germany fellow, 1967-1969; grantee University Heidelberg, 1967. Member German Chemical Society (board directors division medicinal chemistry since 1985).

Background

Meyer, Horst was born on November 18, 1942 in Mannheim, Southwest, Germany. Came to the United States, 1987. Son of Kurt and Erna (Bley) Meyer.

Education

Diploma in chemistry, Heidelberg University, Federal Republic Germany, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Heidelberg University, Federal Republic Germany, 1969.

Career

Research chemist, Bayer AG, Pharmaceutical Division, Wuppertal, Federal Republic Germany, 1969-1975; head section, Bayer AG, Pharmaceutical Division, Wuppertal, Federal Republic Germany, 1975-1978; director, Bayer AG, Pharmaceutical Division, Wuppertal, Federal Republic Germany, 1978-1984; vice president, Bayer AG, Pharmaceutical Division, Wuppertal, Federal Republic Germany, 1984-1986; executive vice president, Miles Inc., Elkhart, Indiana, since 1987; also board directors, Miles Inc., Elkhart, Indiana. President Molecular Therapeutics, West Haven, Connecticut, since 1987. Board directors Molecular Diagnostics, West Haven.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member German Chemical Society (board directors division medicinal chemistry since 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, cross-country skiing, model trains, classical music.

Connections

Married Gudrun Meissner, August 11, 1973 (divorced 1975). Married Brigitte Schuh, March 11, 1977. Children: René, Linda.

father:
Kurt Meyer

mother:
Erna (Bley) Meyer

spouses:
Gudrun Meissner

Brigitte Schuh

children:
Linda Meyer

René Meyer