Merck KGaA Employees Hire Consultant to Safeguard Jobs, FTD Says

Merck KGaA (MRK) employees hired a consulting firm to help safeguard their interests amid planned job cuts, Financial Times Deutschland reported, citing Heiner Wilhelm, head of the works council.

Kemper & Schlomski was hired to counter the influence of McKinsey & Co., the consultant hired by Merck management, the newspaper said in a preview of an article for tomorrow’s edition.

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