SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||July 22, 2008|
Merck & Co., Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|One Merck Drive, P.O. Box 100, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey||08889|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||908-423-1000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(d) Incorporated by reference is a press release issued by Merck & Co., Inc. (the "Company") on July 15, 2008, attached as Exhibit 99.1, announcing the election of Leslie A. Brun to the Company's Board of Directors, effective July 22, 2008. The Board of Directors also appointed Mr. Brun, as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release issued July 15, 2008
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Merck & Co., Inc.|
|July 22, 2008||By:||
/s/ Debra A. Bollwage
|Name: Debra A. Bollwage|
|Title: Senior Assistant Secretary|
|Press release issued July 15, 2008|