GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Public company
Traded asBSE500660
NSEGSKCONS
IndustryPharmaceuticals & healthcare
Founded1924
Headquarters,
India
Key people
Mr. Annaswamy Vaidheesh, Vice President - South Asia & Managing Director, India[1]
ProductsMedicines and vaccines
RevenueIncrease 23.76 billion (US$340 million) (2011)[2]
Increase 4.31 billion (US$62 million) (2011)[2]
Number of employees
3500[3]
ParentGlaxoSmithKline Plc
Websitewww.gsk-india.com

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd (BSE500660 NSEGSKCONS) is an Indian subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline plc, one of the world's leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.[4][5] It is one of the oldest pharmaceuticals companies in India. Its product portfolio includes prescription medicines and vaccines. Its prescription medicines range across therapeutic areas such as anti-infectives, dermatology, gynaecology, diabetes, oncology, cardiovascular disease and respiratory diseases. It also offers a range of vaccines, for the prevention of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive disease caused by H, influenzae, chickenpox, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, rotavirus, cervical cancer and others.

History[edit]

It was founded 13 November 1924 in India under the name of H.J.Foster & Co. Limited as an Agency House for distributing Baby Food Glaxo, Joseph Nathan & Co. In 1950, it changed its name to Laboratories (I) Ltd.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GSK appoints annaswamy vaidheesh as vice president for south asia". economictimes.com.
  2. ^ a b "BSE Plus". Bseindia.com. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
  3. ^ "GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited - Company". Gsk-india.com. 30 June 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
  4. ^ "GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited, Business Wire India, Press Releases, Dr. A Ramachandran". Businesswireindia.com. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
  5. ^ "GSK Pharma plans more investments to support growth". The Hindu Business Line. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
  6. ^ "GLAXOPHARMA History | GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd Company History & Profile". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 30 September 2010.