Getinge Group

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Getinge AB
Publicly traded Aktiebolag
Traded as OMXGETI B
Industry Health care
Founded 1904; 112 years ago (1904)
Headquarters Gothenburg, Sweden
Key people
Carl Bennet (Chairman), Alex Myers (President and CEO)
Products Disinfectors, sterilisation equipment, hospital beds, stretchers, Dopplers, bedsore prevention equipment, surgical tables, ventilators, heart-lung machines
Revenue SEK 22.17 billion (2010)[1]
SEK 3.689 billion (2010)[1]
Profit SEK 2.277 billion (2010)[1]
Total assets SEK 34.59 billion (end 2010)[1]
Total equity SEK 13.25 billion (end 2010)[1]
Number of employees
12,210 (end 2010)[1]
Divisions Maquet, ArjoHuntleigh, Getinge

Getinge AB is a global medical technology company, founded in Sweden in 1904. The firm provides equipment and systems within healthcare and life sciences. The group is organised in three business areas: Infection Control (trading as Getinge), Extended Care (ArjoHuntleigh) and Medical Systems (Maquet, the world's largest maker of surgical tables).[2] In 2008 the group employed 11604 people. The firm's president and CEO is Alex Myers (who in January 2015 replaced longtime CEO Johan Malmquist) and its chairman is Carl Bennet. Getinge's shares have been listed on the OMX Nordic List in Stockholm since 1993 and have formed part of the OMXS30 index since July 2009.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Annual Report 2010" (PDF). Getinge Group. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Lavelle, Etain (8 December 2006). "Getinge Agrees to Pay $802 Million for Huntleigh". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  3. ^ "Getinge tar plats i OMXS30-index". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). 10 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
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