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Cristal Downing

Merck names Downing chief communications and public affairs officer

Merck names Downing chief communications and public affairs officer

KENILWORTH, N.J. — Merck announced that Cristal Downing has been appointed chief communications & public affairs officer, a newly created role, effective August 16, 2021. Downing will become a member of Merck’s Executive Team and lead the development, advancement and execution of the company’s communications and public affairs strategy. “Cristal is a transformational leader with