To make a difference in the lives of people globally through our innovative medicines, vaccines, and animal health products. We are committed to being the premier, research-intensive biopharmaceutical company and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for today and the future.
To discover, develop and provide innovative products and services that save and improve lives around the world.
Our company is known as Merck in the United States and Canada.
Everywhere else, we are known as MSD.
Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. and operates in more than 140 countries
is our legal name and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "MRK."
approximately 71,000 worldwide (as of 12/31/19)
Corporate responsibility is at the heart of our company's mission to discover, develop and provide innovative products and services that save and improve lives. Learn more about how we operate, read our views and positions statements and learn about our progress.
Our rich history of discovery and innovation began more than 125 years ago and continues today. Through the years, our researchers have helped to find new ways to treat and prevent illness in people and animals around the world. We've done great things in the past. Today, we're doing great things for the future.
We are determined to transform breakthrough science into novel therapeutic and vaccine options.
Curiosity, inventiveness and a passion for excellence are what drive our people to discover what's possible.
Our business focuses on innovation and scientific excellence to deliver vaccines, medicines, and animal health products that can help millions around the world.