The Atlantic Council’s  GeoTech Center and Europe Center are delighted to invite you to a conversation with Belén Garijo, CEO of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany—a science and technology company. This event will take place virtually on March 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. ET.

This conversation will explore the convergence of biotechnology, electronics, and data and the importance of digital transformation for resilient global supply chains, and the future of work.

Belén Garijo is the Chair of the Executive Board and CEO of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a global science and technology company working across the electronics, healthcare, and life science industries. She is a respected global executive and has been a healthcare and technology leader at multiple European and American companies. In 2022, she was named by Fortune as one of the Top 30 Most Powerful Women. With 64,000 employees in 66 countries, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany includes in the U.S. and Canada the businesses EMD Serono, Millipore Sigma, and EMD Electronics.

This discussion will take place on Zoom and will be broadcast on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. To receive the event information, please register using the button above or the form below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with event information.


Belén Garijo
Chair of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Lloyd Whitman
Senior Director, GeoTech Center
Atlantic Council

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