Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
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What the future holds

CEO Karl-Ludwig Kley attends World Economic Forum in Davos
More than 2,000 participants from the worlds of business, politics, science and culture as well as representatives of international organizations attended the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) this week. Besides discussing topics that Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, can make a positive contribution to, CEO Karl-Ludwig Kley shared his views on current economic challenges and the future development of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in various media interviews.

Selected Reports

Political outlook
2016, 01, 25 – In a broader article about industrial and political outlook Kley comments on his concerns about the current state of Europe.
> Excerpt from Handelsblatt article (in German language)
Financial Times
Financial Times
2016, 01, 23, The 4th industrial revolution was a topic in Davos. Kley talked to the Financial Times about disruptive technologies and how much he admires the new companies.
> Excerpt of article in Financial Times
Meeting Politicians
2016, 01, 22, German Minister of economics, Sigmar Gabriel, hosted a breakfast in Davos where he met with industry leaders - among them CEO Karl-Ludwig Kley. German daily newspaper Handelsblatt reported. 
> Kley commenting on Gabriel (German language)
Sun shines on us / stand-still in Europe
2016, 01, 21, In a CNCB-interview at WEF in Davos CEO Karl-Ludwig Kley commented on 2016 outlook for Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, as well as on the current status of Europe.
Watch the full interview here
> For a short version click here
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World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos: Which role does this event play for Hessia?
2016, 01, 20,  WEF was kicked-off today. Our CEO Karl-Ludwig Kley was interviewed beforehand and besides others asked why he is attending. 


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