Customers’ satisfaction is immensely important for the pharmaceutical companies. When these companies focus on innovation and act responsibly, they gain the required trust from the customers all over the world. Based on how good people feel about big pharma, a ranking has been published by the Reputation Institute (RI). Based on the ranking, we have chosen the following top 10 pharmaceutical companies:
Bayer is a German pharmaceutical and life science company which is headquartered in the city of Leverkusen. The company was founded in 1873. The pharmaceutical division of the company focuses on prescription drugs for women’s healthcare and cardiology. It also concentrates on specialty therapeutics in the areas of hematology, oncology, and ophthalmology. Its annual revenue in 2015 was $52 billion.
Abbott Laboratories is a global healthcare company headquartered in Illinois, United States. In 2015, its annual revenue was $20.4 billion. The company is trying to help people lead healthier lives by creating breakthrough products in branded generic pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, nutrition, and medical devices. More than 74,000 people work in this company, and it is operating in over 150 countries.
Novo Nordisk is a prominent healthcare company which is headquartered in Denmark. The company has been focusing on diabetes care for the last 90 years. The company is also trying to help people defeat different other serious diseases like haemophilia, obesity, and growth disorders. The company has branches in 75 countries, with 42,600 employees. Its annual revenue was $16.05 billion in 2015.
Roche was founded in 1896 in Basel, Switzerland. Since then, the company has been actively trying to improve the lives of millions of people globally through innovative medicines and diagnostic tests. It was a pioneer company to deliver personalized healthcare to patients. It is also the global leader in cancer treatment. Around 90,000 people work in this company, which operates in more than 100 countries. In 2015, its annual revenue was $50 billion.
Merck is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world with a 125-year history. It is currently operating in more than 140 countries, with its headquarter in New Jersey, United States. In 2015, its annual revenue was $39.5 billion. The company is now focusing on diabetes, oncology, vaccines, and animal health.
Sanofi is a global life sciences company with more than 110,000 employees. The company is trying to make a difference in patient’s daily life by transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions. The focus areas of the company include oncology, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and human vaccines. The company has presence in more than 100 countries. Its annual revenue in 2015 was $40.5 billion.
Allergan is a global leader in Growth Pharma which is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The company is committed to developing products in the area of gastroenterology, women’s health, urology, central nervous system, medical aesthetics, eye care, and dermatology. The company has commercial operations in 100 countries, and 16,000 people work for this company. Its annual revenue was $18.8 billion in 2015.
AstraZeneca is a global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. The innovative medicines of the company are used by millions of patients around the world. Focus areas of the company include cardiovascular and metabolic disease, oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, and neuroscience. Its annual revenue was $24.71 in 2015.
Eli Lilly is a renowned pharmaceutical company that has been working with success for the last 140 years. It is headquartered in Indiana, America. Its business areas include oncology, bio-medicines, diabetes, and animal health. Approximately 42,000 people work for this company around the world. Its net income in 2015 was $24 billion.
AbbVie is a global pharmaceutical company based in Illinois, United States. The company develops new drugs in several therapeutic areas, including immunology, liver disease, kidney disease, oncology, neuroscience, and women’s health. With more than 28,000 employees, the company is currently operating over 170 countries. Its annual revenue in 2015 was $22.8 billion.
GlaxoSmithCline is a British pharmaceutical company with a mission to help people feel better and live longer. The company manufactures innovative medicines, consumer healthcare products, and vaccines. The total turnover of the company in the pharmaceuticals sector was $14.2 billion in 2015. With more than 38,000 employees, the company is currently operating in 52 countries. The focus areas of the company includes oncology, HIV infections, respiratory diseases, and immune-inflammation.
Novartis is a Switzerland-based global healthcare company. The company mainly focuses on innovative patented medicines, generics and eye care devices. In particular, the company is committed to fulfill the medical needs of people with cancer and related diseases. In 2015, the company achieved the net sales of $49.4 billion. Approximately 118,000 people work for Novartis, and the products of the company are available in over 180 countries.