Merck KGaA

Merck KGaA

Merck KGaA

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Frankfurter Strasse 250, Darmstadt, 64293, DEU

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Hospitals & Patient Services

Company Description

Merck KGaA is a science and technology company, which engages in the manufacture of pharmaceutical and chemical products. It operates through the following sectors: Healthcare, Life Science, Performance Materials and Corporate & Other. The Healthcare sector discovers, develops, and produces prescription medicines used to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, and infertility. The Life Science sector provides scientists with laboratory materials, technologies, and services. The Performance Materials sector offers specialty chemicals and materials for demanding applications. The firm offers pharma and biopharma manufacturing, pharmaceutical research, pharma quality control, and government and academic research services. The company was founded by Friedrich Jacob Merck in 1668 and is headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany.

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Executives & Employees

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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Information Officer

Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President

Chief Human Resources Officer

Chief Executive Officer, Life Science & Performance Materials

Chief Executive Officer, Performance Materials

Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Health

Global Chief of Staff & Head-Strategy Realization Office

Supervisory Board

Chief Executive Officer at Exyte AG

Professor at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Evonik Industries AG

Vice President, Corporate Quality Assurance at Merck KGaA

Global Product Manager, Inorganic Reagents at Merck KGaA

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District Manager at Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau Chemie Energie

Chairman, Works Council Merck Darmstadt & Gernsheim at Merck KGaA

Chief Financial Officer at Vonovia SE

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Recent Transactions
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EMD Millipore Corporation, Merck KGaA purchase RESOLUTION Spectra Systems SAS

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FlexEnable Ltd., Plastic Logic JSC purchase Merck KGaA /Otft Materials Portfolio from Merck KGaA

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EMD Millipore Corporation, Merck KGaA purchase FloDesign Sonics, Inc. from Bright Capital LLC, Dynamk Capital

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Advised onClayton Dubilier & Rice LLC purchases VWR International LLC from Merck KGaA

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Advised onMerck KGaA purchases Sigma-Aldrich Corp.

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Advised onMerck KGaA purchases Sigma-Aldrich Corp.

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Advised onMerck KGaA purchases Sigma-Aldrich Corp.

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Advised onLuminex Corp. purchases EMD Millipore Corp. /Flow Cytometry Assets from Merck KGaA

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President & Chief Executive Officer at American Association of Advertising Agencies

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Senior Advisor at Keystone National Properties

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Managing Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP


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