| Antonie Knoppers|
|Died||16 December 2003 (Age 88)|
Manhattan, New York, USA
|Nationality||Dutch, United States|
|Alma mater||University of Leiden, University of Amsterdam|
|Member of||Council on Foreign Relations/Historical Members|
He was Professor of Pharmacology at the Free University of Amsterdam. Knoppers became a citizen of the United States in 1958. Knoppers joined Merck and Co. in 1952 and held various positions in the International Division of Merck Sharp and Dohme, becoming President of the Division in 1957, elected a member of the Board of Directors of Merck in 1970, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Merck in 1971 until his retirement.
He served as Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Salzburg Seminar, and as a Director on the Boards of Hewlett Packard, Scott Paper Co., Humana, Ahold, Centocor, Agouron, and the Salk Institute.
He was a director in the International Management and Development Institute.
He died aged 88.
Events Participated in
|Bilderberg/1967||31 March 1967||2 April 1967||St John's College (Cambridge)|
|Possibly the only Bilderberg meeting held in a university college rather than a hotel (St. John's College, Cambridge)|
|Bilderberg/1970||17 April 1970||19 April 1970||Switzerland|
|the 19th Bilderberg meeting, in Switzerland.|