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Leadership Team


The Life Science Business of Merck

Udit Batra
Member of the Merck Executive Board, CEO Life Science

Since becoming CEO of life science at Merck in March 2014, Udit Batra and his team have developed and executed a growth strategy that includes the merger of life science technology leader Sigma-Aldrich. The merger, which closed in November 2015, is the largest deal in the history of Merck and one of the largest in the life science industry. Batra became a member of the Merck Executive Board in April 2016.

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Jason Apter
Head of Research Solutions Strategic Marketing & Innovation

Theresa Creasey
Head of Applied Solutions Strategic Marketing & Innovation

Andrew Bulpin
Head of Process Solutions Strategic Marketing & Innovation

Klaus-Reinhard Bischoff
Head of Global Research & Applied Solutions Commercial Area

Daniel Stamm
Head of Global Process Solutions Commercial Area

Christos Ross
Head of Integrated Supply Chain Operations

Robert Nass
Head of Quality & Regulatory Management

Meeta Gulyani
Head of Strategy, Business Development & Transformation

Silji Abraham
Chief Information Officer for Life Science

Jean-Charles Wirth
Head of Controlling Business Partners

Renee Connolly
Head of Communications & Corporate Responsibility Business Partners

Sarah Holmes-Hackerd
Head of Human Resources Business Partners

David Hutchinson
General Counsel and Head of Legal Business Partners