GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Type Public company
Traded as BSE500660
NSEGSKCONS
Industry Pharmaceuticals & healthcare
Founded 1924
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Key people Dr. Hasit Joshipura, Managing Director[1]
Products Medicines and vaccines
Revenue Increase INR23.76 billion (US$390 million) (2011)[2]
Profit Increase INR4.31 billion (US$71 million) (2011)[2]
Employees 3500[3]
Parent GlaxoSmithKline Plc
Website www.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. It 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 Glaxo Laboratories (I) Ltd.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals net sales up 12% in third quarter of FY 2009". Financialexpress.com. 30 October 2009. Retrieved 30 September 2010. 
  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.