Corporate venture capital investor Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (Merck GHI) has named Joel Krikston as a managing director.
Krikston will focus on digital healthcare innovations related to pharmaceutical company Merck & Co’s business areas.
Krikston previously at fellow corporate VC at Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation.
Merck GHI has $500m under management and provides growth capital to emerging healthcare technology companies worldwide while aiming to leverage the R&D-based, resources of its parent.
Since late 2010, Merck GHI has made over 20 investments in digital health companies.
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