With annual revenue of $41.4bn and an R&D expenditure of $5.3bn, this British multinational pharmaceutical company was formed through a merger in 2000(Beecham Group and SmithKline Beckman).
Its extensive consumer portfolio includes consumer healthcare products like Sensodyne toothpaste and the malted drink Horlicks apart from a wide range of drugs for several areas of illness.
GSK has global presence with operations in more than 150 countries. It has manufacturing units in 36 countries and R&D centres in 5 countries. It has products in pharma, vaccines and consumer segment. It has total employee strength of 98000 employees. The history and legacy of the company goes back as far as 1715. It has products across various areas of healthcare like oncology, asthma, diabetes etc.