Merck Has Named Roger Perlmutter New Research Head

Merck Has Named Roger Perlmutter New Research Head

According to a new news report, Merck has finally named a new head of Research. Roger Perlmutter is now the new executive vice president and president of Merck Research Laboratories. He will replace Peter Kim on April 15.

Before the new responsibility, Mr. Perlmutter worked at Amgen for ten years and worked in various positions in that company. At the fag end of his career in his previous company, he was serving as the Head R&D. Before Amgen, he worked as the chairman of the department of immunology.

Merck said in a statement that Kim will work as an advisor till his retirement in August.

Perlmutter will join his new role on April 15th 2013. Both these men will work closely till August in order to ensure smooth transfer of powers and quality work output.

Kenneth Frazier, chairman and chief executive officer at Merck Sharp and Dohme, said: "I am confident that under Roger's leadership, Merck will continue to build upon our legacy of translating cutting-edge science into medically important products that make a difference for patients."

Merck has received an Energy Star 2013 award from the US Government for their excellence in energy management.


FrenchTribune Specials

WHO Urges India to regulate use of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette market in India is growing at a rapid pace and to keep a check on their adoption, the World Health Organization (WHO) has raised serious concerns. WHO experts have added that the use of e-cigarettes is not less harmful compared to the traditional cigarettes.

In India, smoking devices are easily available through online...

Most Popular

Researchers Trying Different Approach to Prevent Falls among Elderly

To prevent falls in older adults, researchers at the...

Frills coming fast for a No-Frills Airline

Ryanair, an Irish low-cost airline, has announced a new...

‘The Honest Company’ is worth $1billion after 2 Years of Launch

According to the Wall Street Journal, The Honest Company...

Park board resolutions on cetaceans challenged by Vancouver Aquarium

On Wednesday, John Nightingale, CEO and president of...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: