MRK - Merck & Co., Inc.

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Merck & Co., Inc.

2000 Galloping Hill Road
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
United States
908-740-4000
http://www.merck.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryDrug Manufacturers - Major
Full-time employees69,000

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Kenneth C. FrazierChairman, Pres & CEO7.58M26.47M1955
Mr. Robert M. DavisExec. VP of Global Services & CFO2.55MN/A1967
Ms. Jennifer L. ZacharyExec. VP & Gen. Counsel2.11MN/A1978
Dr. Roger M. PerlmutterExec. VP & Pres of Merck Research Laboratories2.75M6.82M1952
Mr. Adam H. SchechterSpecial Advisor2.6M16.52M1965
Amounts are as of 31 December 2018, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Merck & Co., Inc. provides healthcare solutions worldwide. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services, and Alliances. The company offers therapeutic and preventive agents to treat cardiovascular, type 2 diabetes, chronic hepatitis C virus, HIV-1 infection, intra-abdominal, fungal infection, insomnia, and inflammatory diseases. It also provides neuromuscular blocking agents; cholesterol modifying medicines; and anti-bacterial and vaginal contraceptive products. In addition, the company offers products to prevent chemotherapy-induced and post-operative nausea and vomiting; treat non-small-cell lung, ovarian and breast, thyroid, and cervical cancer, as well as brain tumors; and prevent diseases caused by human papillomavirus, as well as offers vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, shingles, rotavirus gastroenteritis, and pneumococcal diseases. Further, it provides antibiotic and anti-inflammatory drugs to treat infectious and respiratory diseases, fertility disorders, and pneumonia in cattle, bovine, and swine; vaccines for poultry; parasiticide for sea lice in salmon; and antibiotics and vaccines for fishes. Additionally, the company offers companion animal products, such as ointments; diabetes mellitus treatment and anthelmintic products; products to treat fleas and ticks in dogs and cats; fertility management products for horses; vaccines for dogs, cats, and horses; and products for protection against bites from fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and sandflies. It has collaborations with AstraZeneca PLC; Bayer AG; Eisai Co., Ltd.; Intec Pharma Ltd.; Nerviano Medical Sciences; and Healthy Interactions, Inc. The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and entities, physicians, distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, and managed health care providers. Merck & Co., Inc. was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Kenilworth, New Jersey.

Corporate governance

Merck & Co., Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 25 June 2019 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder rights: 2; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.
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