Executive Vice President Chief Ethics and Compliance OfficerMr. Michael J. Holston is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Merck Co Inc
Age: 53 President Since 2015Holston most recently served as executive vice president and general counsel for HewlettPackard Company, where he oversaw compliance, government affairs, privacy, ethics operations and legal affairs. Prior to his role with HewlettPackard, Holston was a partner in the litigation practice at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, where he served as external counsel to Merck on matters such as product litigation, government investigations and compliance with healthcare laws and regulations. Before joining Morgan Lewis, he served as a prosecutor in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Holston received his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Penn. and a B.S.M.E. from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. He also is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.