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P&G renames Merck Limited as Procter & Gamble Health Ltd

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CEO Insights team

CEO Insights team

Global personal healthcare leader Procter & Gamble announced the renaming of Merck Limited as Procter & Gamble Health Limited, following P&G’s global acquisition of the consumer health business of Merck KGaA.

“Today marks the beginning of an exciting new era for Procter & Gamble Health Limited (formerly Merck Limited), one of India’s largest Consumer Health companies. Our new name reflects our new identity as part of the P&G Group and signifies the coming together of strong consumer health capabilities and cultures. Together, we are working towards leveraging our combined expertise to develop categories and brands that meet today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities,” says Milind Thatte, Managing Director, Procter & Gamble Health Limited.

Our new name reflects our new identity as part of the P&G Group and signifies the coming together of strong consumer health capabilities and cultures


“I am delighted to announce the new name of our listed
entity which will now be known as Procter & Gamble
Health Limited. With India’s OTC market growing at double the global growth rate, this is a very exciting phase for all of us as we now move forward to realize the great potential of our two health-related P&G businesses in India,” says Tom Finn, President, Global Personal Health Care, Procter & Gamble.

Procter & Gamble Health Limited will be a part of P&G’s Personal Health Care International Business Unit led by Uta Kemmerich-Keil (Vice President, Personal Health Care International) which encompasses our health care businesses in Europe, Latin America, and
Asia/IMEA (India, Middle East and Africa).

“We are extremely pleased with this development. With our strong portfolio of brands that are backed by science and trusted by doctors, pharmacists and consumers, we believe that we are well-positioned to enable consumers in India to live longer, healthier and more vibrant lives,” says Uta Kemmerich-Keil, Vice President, Personal Health Care International, Procter & Gamble.