Every day, we strive to create an inclusive workplace, where diverse perspectives are respected and all opinions matter:

  • Diversity is woven throughout our business practices and training strategy.
  • Our leaders are accountable for specific objectives related to diversity and inclusion. Results are measured in terms of individual, division and company-wide performance.
  • We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants.
  • We cast a wide net in our search for talent, seeking qualified suppliers – large and small – from all segments of the business community. This includes minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses.

Staying true to who we are

Employee Diversity

Diversity and inclusion are an integral part of our corporate culture.

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Supplier Diversity

We work to attract and retain diverse suppliers – large and small – in our markets around the world. We work closely with this global network to provide the highest level of service to our customers and achieve a win-win business relationship.

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Diversity at Merck

"At Merck we believe there is strength in differences. Our ability to continue delivering on our mission of saving and improving lives around the world relies on having globally and locally diverse teams of talented employees at all levels. Their varied skills, experiences, backgrounds and cultural perspectives help us better understand the needs of diverse customers, healthcare providers and patients who ultimately use our products. That's why we are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment that embraces different perspectives and values the contributions of each individual."

- Kenneth C. Frazier
Chairman and CEO, Merck

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This wheel represents the many dimensions of diversity that can be found in any large organization, including Merck. Managing these dimensions effectively can help create a more innovative, engaging and productive workplace.