Fred Eshelman

Fred Eshelman

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Updated On January 17, 2022
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Fred Eshelman is a famous entrepreneur. Fred Eshelman is the chairman of Furiex Pharmaceuticals. He is the founder of an investment company, Eshleman Ventures LLC

Early life

Fred Eshelman was born in 1960, in the United States. As of now, he is 61 years old. He belongs to a Christian family and is an American by nationality.  Fred Eshelman has done BS in pharmacy from the University of North Carolina. Therefore, he went to the University of Cincinnati. And he attended Harvard Business School.

He has kept his information of childhood, parents, siblings private. Likely, his parents have also been supportive of him.

Professional life

The company named Eshelman Ventures LLC is founded by Fres Eshelman. Therefore, it is primarily interested in private healthcare companies. Likely, he was also the founder and CEO, and executive chairman of PPDI. It was prior to the sale of the company to private equity interest.

For many years he served as the founding chairman and the largest shareholder of Furiex Pharmaceuticals, after PPD. Moreover, the company was licensed. Moreover, was also developed rapidly new medicines. In July 2014, Fureex was sold to Forest Labs/ Actavis.

Fred Eshelman

Caption: Fred Eshelman during the program at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Source(Twitter)

Fred was positioned as senior vice president and board member of the former Glaxo. He got the opportunity to position in various management positions. Like, with Beecham Laboratories. Moreover, also in Boehringer Mannheim Pharmaceuticals. Moreover, he has severed in the executive committee. It was of the Medical Foundation of North Carolina.

In 2011, the Board of Governors for the state’s multi-campus university appointed him to serve. A school was named for Fred, in 2008. It was in recognition of his contribution to the school and the profession. Appreciation has been done by many awards for his works. Likely, The Davie and Distinguished Service Award from UNC was awarded to him.


Appreciation for his works and contributions. For the appreciation awarded. The awards like Davie and Distinguished Service Award from UNC. Likely, Outstanding Alumnus from both UNC. And, the University of Cincinnati school of pharmacy.

Net worth

Fred Eshelman is a very famous entrepreneur. Hence, he is also very famous for his work as well as his wealth. Likely, is the great supporter of the ex-president, Donald Trump. He also has donated $2.5 million dollars to True the Vote Inc for challenging election results.

Whereas, his estimated net worth is $15 million. Thus,  the main source of earning is his professional career. Undoubtedly, the family together is living a luxurious life.

Personal life

Fred Eshelman is a married man. She hasn’t made any media appearances yet.  She has kept herself away from the media attention. And also away from the limelight. Fred has kept his personal life private as much as he can. They still have kept the information private about their meeting. There is no information about their marriage date.

She gave birth to a  daughter named Kimberley Eshelman. Moreover, the family is probably living life happily together.

Rumors and controversies

Fred Eshelman has been working very hard as an entrepreneur. Perhaps, he has been maintaining good relations with everyone. Whereas, he has not been any parts of the rumors. And, no rumors have been spread about him. He has been maintaining his professional and personal life perfectly. Probably, he has been creating a friendly environment around him. Therefore, it seems like he does not was any conflicts and was peaceful.

Body measurement and Social media

Fred Eshelman is not seen active on any social media platforms. There may be the chance that he has made his accounts private too.

Besides, his age Fred Eshelman looks quite young and energetic. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and his weight is around 75 kg. He has a beautiful light brown color eye. By growing age, he has grey hair color. he has not revealed the information about his body measurement etc is not revealed yet.