Kalbe Farma

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PT. Kalbe Farma Tbk.
Public company
Traded as IDXKLBF
Founded September 10, 1966
Headquarters Jakarta, Indonesia
Key people
Irawati Setiady
Revenue Increase Rp 19.374 trillion (2016)
Increase Rp 2.35 trillion (2016)
Total assets Increase Rp 15.226 trillion (2016)
Number of employees
17,000 (2016)
Website www.kalbe.co.id

Kalbe Farma is a pharmaceutical company in North Jakarta, established in 1966. The Company has expanded by strategic acquisitions of pharmaceutical companies, becoming an integrated consumer health and nutrition enterprise. The Kalbe Group has brands in the prescription pharmaceuticals, OTC pharmaceuticals, energy drink and nutrition products, with a packaging and distribution arm that reaches over 1 million outlets. Company brands in healthcare and pharmaceutical segments include Promag, Mixagrip, Woods, Komix, Prenagen and Extra Joss.

Kalbe is the largest publicly listed pharmaceutical company in Southeast Asia with over US$6 billion in market capitalization and revenues of over Rp 7 trillion.[1]


Kalbe Farma was founded on September 10, 1966 by 6 siblings, Khouw Lip Tjoen, Khouw Lip Hiang, Khouw Lip Swan, Khouw Lip Boen (Also Known As: Doctor Boen, Boenjamin Setiawan), Maria Karmila, and F. Bing Aryanto. Kalbe Farma first began operations in a house garage that was owned by the founders, and has grown much larger ever since.


  1. ^ Ngui, Yantoultra (Mar 19, 2012). "Kalbe Farma eyes M&As to tap Indonesian health product demand". Reuters. Retrieved September 11, 2012.

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