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AstraZeneca

Company nameAstraZeneca plc
Company typePublic limited company
(Lse - AZN, OMX - SSE3524AZN)
SloganLife inspiring ideas.
IndustryPharmaceutical
Founded6 April 1999 by merger
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Key peopleLouis Schweitzer (Chairman), David Brennan (CEO)
ProductsPharmaceutical products
RevenueUS$33.27 billion (2010)
Operating incomeUS$11.49 billion (2010)
Net incomeUS$8.053 billion (2010)
Total assetsUS$56.13 billion (end 2010)
Total equityUS$23.41 billion (end 2010)
Employees61,000 (2011)

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AstraZeneca plc is a global pharmaceutical and biologics company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's seventh-largest pharmaceutical company measured by revenues and has operations in over 100 countries. It has a portfolio of products for major disease areas including cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, respiratory and inflammation.

Its primary listing is on the London Stock Exchange and it is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange and the OMX exchange.


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