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GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline plc is a British multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, England.

Summary

The company aims to bring differentiated, high-quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with its 3 global businesses, scientific and technical know-how, and talented people.

GSK’s Pharmaceuticals business has a broad portfolio of innovative and established medicines with commercial leadership in respiratory and HIV. Our R&D approach focuses on science related to the immune system, the use of genetics, and advanced technologies.

 

History

Established in 2000, by a merger of Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham, GSK was the world’s sixth largest pharmaceutical company according to Forbes as of 2019, after Pfizer, Novartis, Roche, Sanofi, and Merck & Co. GSK is the tenth largest pharmaceutical company and #296 on the 2019 Fortune 500, ranked behind other pharmaceutical companies including China Resources, Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Sinopharm, Pfizer, Novartis, Bayer, Merck, and Sanofi.

The company has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. As of August 2016, it had a market capitalisation of £81 billion (about US$107 billion), the fourth largest on the London Stock Exchange. It has a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

Vision

The opportunity to make a difference to millions of lives every day. GSK Consumer Healthcare follows its core values of keeping consumers first, demonstrating respect for people, acting with integrity, and operating with transparency. We are proud of our commitment that enables us to enhance the quality of peoples lives and helps us provide them with quality products.

Mission

A science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer.

 

References

https://www.gsk.com/en-gb/home/

https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/glaxosmithkline

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GlaxoSmithKline

https://www.comparably.com/companies/gsk/mission