Sara Yussefi


Head of Communications & Business Markets/Services

Sara Yussefi is the global Head of Communications and Business Markets / Services for the Life Science business of Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. In this role, she is responsible for internal communication for its 22,000 Life Science employees, as well as for external communication, brand strategy, sustainability and science education programs, and creative services.

Yussefi joined the company in 2015 as the Head of Global Brand and Marketing Communications for the Consumer Health business. During her tenure, Yussefi moved through the organization taking on a number of global roles with increased responsibility, including serving as a strategic advisor and leading communications for the Healthcare’s commercial operations and global franchises, with responsibility for internal and external communications, executive positioning, traditional and social media, as well as thought leadership platforms.