Area/Products: Healthcare company
Estimated Number of Employees: 2,800
Brief history: MSD is the world’s seventh-largest pharmaceutical company with operations in over 140 countries. They produce a wide range of products including vaccines and prescription medications for diseases including diabetes, HIV, hepatitis C, oncology, and osteoporosis. Its total revenue in 2021 was $48.74 billion with $42.74 billion coming from pharmaceutical drug sales.
Presence in Ireland: MSD began production in Ireland in 1976. Today, MSD employs over 2,800 across six sites. It has five manufacturing sites in Ballydine, Co. Tipperary, Brinny, Co. Cork, Carlow Town Co Carlow, Dunboyne, Co. Meath and Dublin. Its commercial head office for its animal health and human health businesses in addition to several global and national support services including clinical research, medical affairs, regulatory affairs, sales, policy & communications and marketing is located at Red Oak North in Dublin.
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