Maureen McGirr

Vice President, Office of Ethics, Global Compliance at Merck & Co., Inc.

MAUREEN MCGIRR is an experienced legal and compliance leader responsible for managing a wide range of issues in the pharmaceutical industry for more than twenty years at Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J.  Maureen currently is Vice President, Office of Ethics in the Global Compliance Organization at Merck.  In this role, she is responsible for the global investigations program, compliance training, code of conduct, and anti-bribery and corruption compliance program.  Previously, Maureen held a number of positions in the Office of General Counsel based in the U.S. headquarters of Merck & Co. and had an international assignment based in Japan.  Prior to joining Merck, Maureen was a Senior Associate at the law firm of Arnold & Porter and an Associate at the law firm of Hughes, Hubbard & Reed handling a broad range of litigation and regulatory counseling matters. Maureen has spoken at a number of legal, ethics and compliance conferences worldwide.