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Dietmar Eidens

Chief Human Resources Officer


In his role as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Dietmar Eidens leads the company’s HR function with the mandate to drive business performance at an individual and organizational level. Based on business requirements at global, regional and local level, more than 525 HR team members deliver a portfolio of differentiated solutions as well as a number of foundational services. Operational excellence and embracing new technologies while further strengthening the core are key characteristics of how this function operates. To position Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany as an attractive employer in the science and technology field is an important focus area.
10/2016 – today Chief HR Officer
01/2015 – 09/2016 Global Head of HR Business Partners
01/2013 – 12/2014 Head of HR Business Partners for Healthcare
10/2009 – 12/2012 Head of HR for Pharmaceuticals, Geneva

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