Our History - MSD first established its presence in Malaysia with staff strength of 5 in 1965. In 1978, MSD licensed its business to a distributor, forming a division within the distributor’s business group. In 1993, MSD was established as an entity in Singapore which undertook the sales and marketing functions the following year.
In December 1997, the Malaysian entity was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, with staff strength of about 70 and revenue of RM40 million. MSD continued to grow with local establishment of functions such medical affairs, human resources, strategic marketing and sales, and communications besides sales and marketing.
Then in January 2012, MSD was privileged to be selected to support and supply MSD HPV vaccine for the National Immunization Program for all 13 year old school-going girls, from January 2012 until January 2014.
Today, MSD in Malaysia has staff strength and revenue of over 300 and RM400 million respectively. MSD is committed to establishing itself as a true leader in healthcare, a company that is the best at anticipating and meeting the needs of patients and healthcare providers.