Who We Are




  • When it comes to the heart of our company, these words describe us best: “Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.”We are dedicated to helping people around the world live healthy and meaningful lives. In order to find new ways to enhance medicines, our employees work relentlessly and passionately day by day. It is because everybody is committed to implementing their ideas and individual strengths that we achieve the extraordinary.

  • With about 16,000 employees, we are one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for hypertension and thrombotic disorders, our global research and development is primarily focused on bringing forth novel therapies in oncology, including immuno-oncology, with additional focus on new horizon areas, such as pain management, neurodegenerative diseases, heart and kidney diseases, and other rare diseases.

  • Our European Headquarters is based in Munich, Germany. Here we coordinate the business activities within Europe, comprising about 2,000 employees in 12 affiliates, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Turkey. In the north of Munich, in Pfaffenhofen, one of our production plants is located. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, our employees produce pharmaceuticals for more than 50 countries in the world. Thereby, they strictly follow GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) regulations.