Merck
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Pharmaceuticals: 2
(Previous rank: 8)
Overall score: 6.80

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Merck stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 3
People management 1
Use of corporate assets 4
Social responsibility 2
Quality of management 3
Financial soundness 3
Long-term investment 3
Quality of products/services 2
Global competitiveness 4
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Most Admired
1 Novartis 7.02
2 Merck 6.80
3 Johnson & Johnson 6.72
4 Abbott Laboratories 6.60
5 Amgen 6.27
6 GlaxoSmithKline 6.26
7 Roche Group 6.14
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
8 Pfizer 5.94
9 AstraZeneca 5.68
10 Eli Lilly 5.61
11 Sanofi-Aventis 5.55
12 Bristol-Myers Squibb 5.47
13 Boehringer Ingelheim 5.07
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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Headquarters
1 Merck Dr.
Whitehouse Station, NJ 8889
www.merck.com
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