Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in World 2017

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3. Roche

Roche is a Swiss based pharmaceutical and Biotechnology company with a strong global business.


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Roche is famous for its invention in the field of symptomatic arrangements, and its main drugs include medicines like MebThera, Avastin, Herceptin and Xeloda. This company has a history of over 120 years, and still touching the lives of many people across various countries with its wide product portfolio.

The company is the global leader in the cancer treatment, nearly 50 years they have worked on breast, skin and lung cancer. The company is also a leading provider of vitro diagnostics. The company claims to be investing over 9 billion Swiss francs in only research. This innovative company has touched over 100 countries and employees over 90000 people. Roche is also one of the best places to work according to many internal and external sources. Its 2016 revenue was $50.6B with growth rate of 4% acquired a huge market share compared to its competitor Novartis. Company is so innovation oriented, with their mission as “we do what patient need next”. In the United Nations, World health organisation’s list of essential medicines there are 29 medicines of Roche, this shows the innovation they have oriented in.

Roche has entered in the health care also opening as many as centres all over world. Company recognizes the need of the health care. Company is also striving hard to make accessible their products to the needy. The company was in news recently because they are trying to tailor the pricing model so that it should be uniform pricing structure. The pricing of the products in the poor countries is kept low so that it should be accessible to them also.

Revenues: $50.60B

Growth rate: 4.00%



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