Merck’s animal health division, formerly know as Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, will now be named Merck Animal Health. Outside of the United States and Canada, the company will be known as MSD Animal Health.

“The name change reflects Merck’s commitment to animal health and its complementary role t0 the overall business,” said Raul Kohan, president of Merck Animal Health.  “We aim to generate additional value and sustained growth by continuing to provide integrated solutions with innovative animal health products and services to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”