Virbac

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Virbac
S.A. (corporation)
Traded as EuronextVIRP
Industry Animal Health Care
Founded 1968
Founder Veterinary physician Pierre-Richard Dick
Headquarters Carros, France
Number of locations
30 sales subsidiaries outside France
Area served
More than 100 countries
Products Antibiotics, vaccines, dermatology, antiparasitics, dental hygiene...
Revenue Increase 736 M (2013)
Number of employees
4,350 (2013)
Website www.virbac.com

Virbac is a French company dedicated exclusively to animal health founded in 1968 in Carros, near Nice, by the veterinarian Pierre-Richard Dick.

The company is the 8th largest veterinarian pharmaceutical group with a turnover of 736 million euros in 2013. The company is a limited company with Executive and Supervisory Board. It is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange since 1985 and member of the SBF 120. The founder's family is the majority shareholder of the company.

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The company has 4,350 employees and is present in over 100 countries with 30 sales subsidiaries. It generates nearly 87% of its revenues outside France. It also has seven research and development centers located in the United States, Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, France, Vietnam and Australia.

Its product range is designed to cover the main pathologies in companion animals and livestock: internal and external parasiticides (collars and pipettes), antibiotics, vaccines, diagnostic tests, dog and cat nutrition, dermatology, dental hygiene, reproductive, aquaculture, anesthesia, geriatrics and electronic identification (pets, horses, exotic pets…).

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