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Annual General Meeting Marks the End of an Era

Darmstadt, Germany, April 29, 2016 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has emerged stronger following fiscal 2015. At the 21st Annual General Meeting being held today in Frankfurt am Main, the company will propose to its shareholders a dividend increase of € 0.05 or 5% to € 1.05 per share.

Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Finishes Record Year 2015 Stronger

Darmstadt, Germany, March 8, 2015 – Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, reported record results for 2015, emerging stronger from the transformation process that started in 2007. Net sales and EBITDA pre exceptionals were higher than ever before in the company’s history of nearly 350 years.

Our Company Counts on Africa for Growth

The Group’s Executive Board has visited 10 African countries this week to underscore its commitment and rising importance of the continent.

We Complete the Sigma-Aldrich Acquisition

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany today announced the completion of its $ 17 billion acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich, creating one of the leaders in the $ 130 billion global industry to help solve the toughest problems in life science.

 

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Annual General Meeting
Annual General Meeting Marks the End of an Era
Darmstadt, Germany, April 29, 2016 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has emerged stronger following fiscal 2015. At the 21st Annual General Meeting being held today in Frankfurt am Main, the company will propose to its shareholders a dividend increase of € 0.05 or 5% to € 1.05 per share. At the same time, the change in the executive chairmanship announced back in October 2015 will take effect tomorrow. Stefan Oschmann will succeed Karl-Ludwig Kley as Chairman of the Executive Board.
 
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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Responds to Legal Claims in the U.S.
Darmstadt, Germany, April 14, 2016 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today filed its Answer in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in response to trademark right violation claims made by US-based Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp (MSD).
 
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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Appoints Maya Martinez-Davis as Global Head of Oncology
Darmstadt, Germany, April 14, 2016 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the appointment of Maya Martinez-Davis (46), as Global Head of Oncology Franchise for its biopharma business. She will report to Rehan Verjee, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer of the Healthcare business sector of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and will be based in Billerica, Massachusetts, USA. Martinez-Davis’ appointment is effective as of today.
 
 
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