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Who we are

We aspire to be the premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical company. We’re at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions that advance the prevention and treatment of diseases in people and animals.

Our purpose: We use the power of leading-edge science to save and improve lives around the world

For more than 130 years, we’ve brought hope to humanity through the development of important medicines and vaccines. We foster a diverse and inclusive global workforce and operate responsibly every day to enable a safe, sustainable and healthy future for all people and communities.

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Our values

We hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

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We're driven by a desire to improve life

Our values represent the core of our character and guide every decision and action we take.

  • Patients first
  • Respect for people
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Innovation and scientific excellence

Diversity, equity and inclusion

We recognize the importance of embedding a culture of inclusion and belonging at every level of our company. We’re committed to fostering an environment of engagement, equity and empowerment. 

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We strive to provide equal opportunity for all

A DE&I mindset is central to our business growth and enables us to ensure patients and customers experience ultimate health outcomes.


Our leaders guide our purpose to use the power of leading-edge science to save and improve lives around the world. This is the foundation of everything we do.

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The team that guides our passion

Our leaders come from all areas of the business to help position us to succeed.

Patients and caregivers

We work hard to bring you the medications and vaccines that help fight some of the world's most serious health concerns.

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Everything that motivates us starts with you

We’re here to help you get the information you need to guide you on your health journey.

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