Merck
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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Pharmaceuticals: 8
(Previous rank: 4)
Overall score: 5.89

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Merck stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 6
People management 6
Use of corporate assets 8
Social responsibility 5
Quality of management 8
Financial soundness 9
Long-term investment 5
Quality of products/services 6
Global competitiveness 9
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Most Admired
1 Abbott Laboratories 6.68
2 Johnson & Johnson 6.67
3 Novartis 6.61
4 Roche Group 6.19
5 GlaxoSmithKline 5.94
6 AstraZeneca 5.93
7 Amgen 5.91
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
8 Merck 5.89
9 Sanofi-Aventis 5.54
10 Bristol-Myers Squibb 5.40
11 Eli Lilly 5.20
12 Boehringer Ingelheim 5.13
13 Pfizer 5.06
From the March 22, 2010 issue
Headquarters
1 Merck Dr.
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
908-423-1000
www.merck.com
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