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Robert and Barbara Luciano

Mr. Luciano was born in New York in 1933. He graduated with a BBA from City College in 1954 and received his JD from the University of Michigan. In 1980, Mr. Luciano served in the Army. Upon returning, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Schering-Plough Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of pharmaceuticals and consumer products from 1982 to 1996, and as the President from 1980 to 1986 and Chairman of the Board from 1984 to October 1998. Mr. Luciano joined Schering-Plough Corporation in 1978 generating top-level financial performance while streamlining Schering's business operations. He divested Schering's non-healthcare related business lines and was one of the first pharmaceutical executives to recognize the potential for biotechnology. His early research focus on biotechnology enabled Schering to introduce some of the first commercially viable cancer treatment drugs.
Scholarships associated with Robert and Barbara Luciano
  • Robert and Barbara Luciano Scholarship