Maja Oeri

  • Maja Oeri is a descendant of Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche, founder of Switzerland-based pharma behemoth Roche.
  • Oeri joined the Forbes billionaires ranks in 2013 after pulling her 5% stake in the company out of the family pool in 2011.
  • Her share sales diminished the family’s majority control in the maker of blockbuster drugs like Tamiflu and Valium.
  • Oeri, who studied art history in college, serves as a trustee of the MoMa, the Dia Art Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.