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Anna Van Acker

President and Managing Director | Merck Canada Inc.

Anna Van Acker was appointed President and Managing Director of Merck Canada Inc. in November 2017.

She has over 24 years’ of wide-ranging experience at Merck, dedicating her career to the optimization of the company’s product portfolio and marketing strategies on an international scale, as well as helping ensure access to innovative drugs in line with patients’ unmet medical needs. She has worked tirelessly with government and industry partners in supporting the improvement of key national health indicators in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

A Belgian national, Ms. Van Acker holds a master’s degree in literature, linguistics and communications, as well as a post-graduate degree in marketing. She also studied leadership at Wharton (2013) and at Harvard (2015).