14 December 2018 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal
JLL has been appointed to run global office FM operations for science and technology company Merck. The agreement spans 125 locations in 63 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
With a focus on supporting Merck's businesses and workplace experience globally, JLL will work with Merck "to innovate and integrate the facilities management operations across its global portfolio becoming Merck's main global facilities management adviser and provider".
This appointment represents "a significant EMEA-led global mandate for JLL in the life sciences sector".
Joachim Christ, chief procurement officer at Merck, said the contract would bring JLL "deep experience in the life science market, which will help us to create more value from our facilities for our colleagues globally at Merck, but will also help us to stay on top of the latest developments in our sector".