Corporate Governance

The German Corporate Governance Code presents essential statutory regulations for the management and supervision (governance) of publicly traded German companies and contains internationally and nationally recognized standards for good and responsible governance. The Code aims at making the German Corporate Governance system transparent and understandable. Its purpose is to promote the trust of international and national investors, customers, employees and the general public in the management and supervision of listed German stock corporations.


Find out more about the Annual Meeting, view the Webcast and look up the voting results.


View the statements and reports Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany publishes for responsible Corporate Governance.


View notifications of transactions by certain persons and employees with managerial responsibility pursuant to section 15a WpHG.


Publication of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
In the United States and Canada the subsidiaries of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, operate under the umbrella brand EMD.
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According to WHO estimates, malaria killed around 627,000 people in 2012, the majority of which were children. That makes the mosquito-borne disease one of the most dangerous on earth.

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World-class creations from the Odenwald

Bernd Siefert sweetens every moment. His advice about rosemary fruitcake, tonka truffles and spectacular wedding cakes is in great demand worldwide.

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Looking for the customer of the future

“The customer is king” is a simple truth. But what customers really want is often still a mystery. Although there has never been as much customer data available as there is now.

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