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The McKinsey Podcast, our new flagship podcast series, takes you inside our global firm, and features conversations with experts on issues that matter most in business and management. McKinsey & Company is a management-consulting firm that helps businesses, governments, and not-for-profit organizations realize their most important goals. Topics covered in this series include strategy, technology, leadership, marketing, operations, organization, and the role of business in society.


McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Dan Vasella of Novartis

August 31st, 2009

Episode 4 of 127 episodes

In this week’s McKinsey Quarterly podcast, we talk with Dan Vasella, the chief executive and chairman of Novartis. One in a series of conversations with global leaders, our discussion with Vasella focuses on his personal approach to management and leadership, as well as his views on health care reform, the economic downturn, and executive compensation. Vasella spoke with Rik Kirkland, McKinsey’s director of publishing, in New York in May 2009. Read more on the McKinsey Quarterly > Listen to the podcast (duration: 31:05) > Topics: