Founded in 1668, Merck is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company and becomes a leading science and technology company in Healthcare, Life science and Performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. In 2016, Merck generated sales of € 15 billion in 66 countries. In Japan, Merck Ltd., founded in 1968, focuses on PM and LS buisiness and Merckserono Co. Ltd. focuses on biopharma buisiness since 2007.
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Number of active countries: 66
Our comprehensive independent research revealed that Merck provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimise its employment practices and to develop its employees.
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