We are inspired by a shared vision and mission to save and improve lives. We are committed to being the premier, research-intensive biopharmaceutical company and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for today and the future. Our core values are driven by a desire to improve life, achieve scientific excellence, operate with the highest standards of integrity, expand access to our products and employ a diverse workforce that values collaboration.

"At Merck we believe there is strength in differences. Our ability to continue delivering on our mission of saving and improving lives around the world relies on having globally and locally diverse teams of talented employees at all levels. Their varied skills, experiences, backgrounds and cultural perspectives help us better understand the needs of diverse customers, healthcare providers and patients who ultimately use our products. That's why we are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment that embraces different perspectives and values the contributions of each individual."
– Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman and CEO, Merck.