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Merck Animal Health

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

About Us


Merck Animal Health Business Development brings a multi-disciplinary approach to improving the health, well-being and performance of animals and the people who care for them. The team is seeking opportunities to complement the strength of Merck Animal Health in science and technological innovation in Companion Animals and Livestock. Currently, we have one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products in the animal health industry.

The team is based in our headquarters in Madison, New Jersey, and strengthened by a global presence in each region of the world. We are actively seeking early, medium and late-stage investment opportunities.

Looking For:


Merck Animal Health has a rich history of innovation in animal health dating back over 100 years and an enduring commitment to research and entrepreneurship.

Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, the Merck Animal Health Business Development team is actively looking for partners with significant potential to leverage transformative technologies and develop products and solutions that will directly address customer needs and further advance the animal health industry. In particular, we are interested in entering new or adjacent areas of expertise, which complement our existing portfolio and R&D resources and programs.

Complementary to our business development activities, we benefit from a strong track record of internally discovered and developed small molecules, vaccine technologies and biotechnologies.

Key Recent Transactions


Acquisition of a global leader in animal health digital tracking, traceability and monitoring technology

Acquisition of first fully owned Chinese vaccines manufacturing facility

Acquisition of a privately held animal health business in Turkey

Acquisition of a privately held business focused on the development and manufacture of vaccines for livestock, headquartered in Uruguay

Acquisition of a leading privately held producer of animal health products in Brazil

Acquisition of a privately held business focused on the development and manufacture of vaccines for food production and companion animals

Acquisition of a fish health and fish welfare company

Meet Our Team


Jim McIntyre

Vice President, Global Business Development
Madison, N.J.

Ricardo Mattos

Executive Director, Global Business Development
Madison, N.J.

David Boyko

Director, Global Business Development
Madison, N.J.

Austin Howes

Associate Director, Global Business Development
Madison, N.J.

Peter Opdam

Director, Business Development
Europe, Boxmeer, The Netherlands

Steve Eaton

Director, Business Development
Asia Pacific, Sydney, Australia

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