Mohammed Bekkour - Baumhart Scholar
Mohammed’s role at MilliporeSigma, Merck’s global life science business, is supporting several major industrial accounts, including Honeywell, Thermofisher, Medline and British Petroleum. In this capacity, Mohammed works directly with the respective accounts to ensure they efficiently and effectively meet their financial and environmental sustainability goals. Fueled by his dedication to the cause of building a green economy, he is motivated to help his clients understand the importance of sustainability and encourage them to take appropriate steps in that direction.
Mohammed also serves on the board of CHientist, a non-profit that seeks to create a sense of community and build new connections among life scientists and professionals in the Chicago area. Acting on his goal of advancing equity, he has also leveraged his previous position as a Research Sales Associate at MilliporeSigma by partnering with labs at Northwestern University to help bring in high school students from underprivileged schools for summer immersions.
Mohammed received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Illinois Institute of Technology, and completed with honors a Sales Certification through the Medical Sales College.