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Global Message In The Box - JLL To Drive It Round The World

The Modular Innovation Center with the new Merck Logo

Merck, the global science and technology company, has appointed JLL to be its main worldwide office facilities management provider. The agreement spans 125 locations in 63 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

Joachim Christ, Chief Procurement Officer at Merck, said: “We are on a journey to transform our historically grown facility management structures into a globally led and locally executing business partner model, which caters to all aspects of facility management at Merck. We are glad that we have found a very capable partner in JLL to start this journey in office infrastructure around the globe.

"JLL will not just bring deep experience in the life science market, which will help us to create more value from our facilities for our colleagues globally at Merck, they will also help us to stay on top of the latest developments in our sector.”

Neil Murray, CEO, JLL Corporate Solutions, EMEA, said: “This partnership with Merck is an exciting opportunity to work with an inspiring science and technology company who has a clear vision and commitment to enhance the facilities management driven value creation for its employees. FM is one of the most complex parts of a corporation’s global portfolio and we are thrilled to be able to support our client in its journey across its global operations.”

Picture: JLL is to run global facilities management operations for the Merck Group including at the Modular Innovation Center (with the new Merck Logo).

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

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