"The image brochure is complemented audio-visually by a new image film entitled "Live a Better Life", which focuses on the uniqueness of human beings," said Huber. Directed by the internationally renowned cinematographer Laszlo Kadar with background music provided by the Merck Philharmonic Orchestra, the four-minute film uses metaphoric images and symbolic scenes to portray what makes human beings unique and how Merck helps people to live a better life.
The film and brochure can be found on the company website at:
About Merck KGaA
Merck is a global pharmaceutical and chemical company with total revenues of EUR 7.7 billion in 2009, a history that began in 1668, and a future shaped by approximately 40,000 (including Merck Millipore) employees in 64 countries. Its success is characterized by innovations from entrepreneurial employees. Merck's operating activities come under the umbrella of Merck KGaA, in which the Merck family holds an approximately 70% interest and free shareholders own the remaining approximately 30%. In 1917 the U.S. subsidiary Merck & Co. was expropriated and has been an independent company ever since.