About Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Novartis, created through the merger of Ciba–Geigy and Sandoz in 1996, provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals. Novartis is the only global company with leading positions in these areas. About 123,000 people of 144 nationalities work at Novartis around the world. Novartis products are available in more than 180 countries and they reached nearly 1 billion people globally in 2015.
Facts & Figures
|Number of employees||1500|
|Number of active countries||140|