Darmstadt, Germany, December 8, 2016 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, today announced that Thomas Möller (40) has been appointed Head of External Communications at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, effective January 1, 2017. He will report to Isabel De Paoli, Head of Group Communications. Möller succeeds Nicole Mommsen who has left the company end of September at her own request.

Thomas Möller joins from BASF where he held a variety of communications functions in Germany, the United States and Switzerland. Among other things, he had been in charge of Media Relations Europe and the Global Competence Center Crisis Communications.