Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Merck

Ms. Graddick-Weir has responsibility for all aspects of human resources for Merck’s over 100,000 colleagues worldwide.

Mirian joined Merck in 2006 from AT&T, where she was executive vice president of Human Resources and Employee Communications. Prior to that role, she held numerous positions at AT&T including chief human resources officer for the Consumer Services Company, vice president of Human Resources for Business Effectiveness, and vice president of Human Resources for Multimedia Products and Services. She also led a major line operations team where she supported over 2,000 customer sales and service representatives.

Graddick-Weir is a member of the Board of Yum! Brands, Inc., Human Resources Policy Association (Chair), and the Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS). She is also a National Academy of Human Resources Fellow.

Graddick-Weir earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hampton University, a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Penn State, and a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from Penn State.