Wendell Weeks - Merck Independent Director

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Report: 31st of July 2020  

  Director
Mr. Wendell P. Weeks is Independent Director of the Company. He is President since 2010 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Corning Incorporated, since 2007, prior to which he was President and Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2007, and President and Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to 2005. Director, Corning Incorporated since 2000. Mr. Weeks was also a director of Merck Sharp Dohme Corporationration from 2004 to 2009.Mr. Weeks has extensive management, commercial, operational, and financial expertise, as well as a track record of success evidenced by his history at Corning Incorporated. Mr. Weeks possesses broad experience based on Cornings diverse businesses and a demonstrated ability to manage effectively through market volatility
Age: 59  Director Since 2004      
908 735-1500  www.merck.com
Weeks also has unique insight into managing innovation and supply chain complexities based on Corning?s global operations. In addition, Mr. Weeks? experience as a member of the Board of Amazon.com, Inc. provides him with an important perspective on potential future disruption in the healthcare marketplace and expertise in digital technology strategy.

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Merck Management Efficiency

Merck Inc has Return on Asset of 11.76 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it made $11.76 of profit. This is considered to be average in the sector. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 37.55 %, implying that it generated $37.55 on every 100 dollars invested. Merck management efficiency ratios could be used to measure of how well the company is managing its routine affairs as well as how well it utilizes its assets and manages liabilities. Merck Return on Investment is increasing as compared to previous years. The last year's value of Return on Investment was reported at 22.30. The current Return on Average Assets is estimated to increase to 0.13, while Return on Average Equity is estimated to decrease to 0.29. Merck Total Assets Per Share are decreasing as compared to previous years. The last year's value of Total Assets Per Share was reported at 33.24. The current Net Current Assets as percentage of Total Assets is estimated to increase to 6.40, while Revenue to Assets are estimated to decrease to 0.48. The current Total Liabilities is estimated to increase to about 61.3 B. The current Current Liabilities is estimated to increase to about 22.3 B
The company has 28 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.06, which is OK given its current industry classification. Merck Inc has a current ratio of 1.1, demonstrating that it may not be capable to disburse its financial commitments when the payables are due.

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Company Summary

It operates through Pharmaceutical and Animal Health segments. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Kenilworth, New Jersey. Merck operates under Drug ManufacturersGeneral classification in the United States and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 71000 people.Merck Company (MRK) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in 2000 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, NJ 07033, United States and employs 71,000 people. Merck Company was previously known as Merck Co and was traded on BATS Exchange under the symbol SGP. Merck is listed under Pharmaceutical Products category by Fama And French industry classification.

Merck Inc Leadership Team

Thomas Glocer, Independent Director
Craig Thompson, Independent Director
Jennifer Zachary, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Rochelle Lazarus, Independent Director
Christine Seidman, Independent Director
Michael Rosenblatt, Executive Vice President Chief Medical Officer
Wendell Weeks, Independent Director
Michael Holston, Executive Vice President Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Kathy Warden, Independent Director
Paul Rothman, Independent Director
Mary Coe, Independent Director
Michael Fleming, Senior Vice President Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Adele Ambrose, Senior Vice President Chief Communications Officer
Joseph Romanelli, IR Contact Officer
Mirian GraddickWeir, Executive Vice President - Human Resources
Peter Wendell, Independent Director
John Noseworthy, Independent Director
Leslie Brun, Lead Independent Director
Julie Gerberding, Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health
Inge Thulin, Independent Director
Pamela Craig, Independent Director
Patricia Russo, Independent Director
Willie Deese, Executive Vice President and Presidentident - Merck Manufacturing Division
Franklin Clyburn, Executive Vice President Chief Commercial Officer
Rita Karachun, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP of Fin. and Global Controller
Robert Davis, Executive Vice President, Global Services, Chief Financial Officer
Robert Kidder, Independent Director
Thomas Cech, Independent Director
Michael Nally, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Clark Golestani, CIO and Executive VP
William Harrison, Lead Independent Director
Roger Perlmutter, Executive Vice President and Presidentident - Merck Research Laboratories
Ashley Watson, Senior Vice President Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Steven Mizell, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources
Jim Scholefield, Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer
Sanat Chattopadhyay, Executive Vice President and President - Merck Manufacturing Division
Adam Schechter, President of Global Human Health and Executive VP
Carlos Represas, Independent Director
Richard DeLuca, Executive Vice President and Presidentident - Merck Animal Health
Kenneth Frazier, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
Frank Clyburn, Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

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