Over 130 employees let go from Merck KGaA R&D teams in Massachusetts
A total of 133 employees at Merck KGaA’s EMD Serono division in Billerica, MA, are losing their jobs as a result of a recent restructuring, according to the company.
Most of the affected employees are from the location’s discovery and development technologies operations, and a “small number” were from research teams, according to a company spokesperson.
“Changes to the organizational structure of our Billerica-based research team were recently announced as our R&D organization continues its transformation,” the company said. “We will keep our strong research unit footprints for neuroscience and immunology (N&I) and oncology, focusing on selected biological areas and scientific capabilities.”
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