07 JOHN MILLIGAN
08 SEVERIN SCHWAN
John Milligan is CEO of Gilead Sciences, a California-based company which was founded in 1987 and currently employs 9,000 people. The company made $30.39bn in 2016. Milligan joined Gilead in 1990. Previously, he had worked in many different positions in the biotechnology industry. In 2000, he became President of Corporate Development before being made CEO in 2016. Last year Milligan took home $13.9mn.
Severin Schwan is CEO of Roche, the company that was founded in 1896. Roche currently employs 78,604 people and in 2016, the company made $50.11bn. Schwan joined the company in 1993 as a trainee in the corporate finance office, and became CEO in 2006. Last year he took home $13.42mn.