Merck & Co., Inc. (which does business under the name “Merck Sharp & Dohme” outside of the U.S. and Canada) is a pharmaceutical company based in New Jersey. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, Merck was the fourth-largest pharmaceutical company in the world in 2019 based on revenue, after Pfizer, Roche, and Novartis. Merck’s 2019 revenue places the company at 78 on the Fortune 500. As of December 31, 2019, Merck had approximately 71,000 employees.
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