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.


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In the United States and Canada the subsidiaries of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operate under the umbrella brand EMD. To reflect such fact and to avoid any misconception of the reader of the publication certain logos, terms and business descriptions of the publication have been substituted or additional descriptions have been added. Publications on this homepage, therefore, slightly deviate from the otherwise identical version of the publications provided outside the United States and Canada.
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The Innovation Center is our company’s workshop for the future. This is where the experts not only work on new products but also come up with new ideas for cooperation.

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