Merck & Co., Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






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)

New Jersey 1-3305 22-1109110
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
One Merck Drive, P.O. Box 100, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey   08889
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   908-423-1000

Not Applicable
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.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1 Press Release issued July 15, 2008

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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

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Press release issued July 15, 2008