Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in World 2017

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Pharmaceutical companies have become a very integral part of businesses today and with the increase in demand for healthcare, they have grown significantly. Top pharmaceutical companies have put in billions of dollars in fighting illnesses and cures for diseases, and are kept busy with new challenges in the field of medical science and healthcare. Some of the top pharmaceutical companies include Johnson and Johnson, Pfizer, Roche, Novartis, GSK Pharmaceuticals, Merck, Gilead, Bayer etc. With the fear of epidemics or with the sole aim of diminishing diseases, the challenge for the best pharma companies in the world is present every moment. The largest pharmaceutical companies in the world invest a lot of time, money and use the latest in science & tech to find newer & cheaper solutions for customers. Tie-ups of hospitals with the biggest pharma brands and critical feedback from leading doctors provide a pool of quality information to work upon day-in day-out. Here is the list of top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world 2017 on the basis of Revenue and Growth Rate.

Quick Glance:

Top Pharmaceutical Companies in World 2017 are

1st Place : Johnson and Johnson

2nd Place : Pfizer

3rd Place : Roche

4th Place : Novartis

5th Place : GSK Pharmaceuticals

6th Place : Gilead Sciences

7th Place : Merck

8th Place : Sanofi

9th Place : Bayer

10th Place : Astrazeneca

For more details about rankings and parameters, read on.


Top Pharmaceutical Companies 2017 Ranking with Parameters (Revenue & Growth Rate):


10. AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca, British–Swedish multinational Biopharmaceutical Company and one of the leading pharms companies.


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It has made significant contributions, including Crestor, Symbicort and Nexium. AstraZeneca has made significant contributions in the sects of Cardiovascular, Oncology, Neuroscience, respiration and Gastrointestinal.

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 The company has an aim of creating life changing medicines, and ever since its inception is has been striving to excel in the field of medical sciences. In 2014, it struggled hard keep itself from the takeover offers from Pfizer. Company’s revenue decrease by 7% to $23.0B. Company has a presence in more than 100 countries. It has acquired companies like MedImmune and Ardea etc. It also holds more than million patents making it one of most innovative companies. Recently FDA has approved 6 medicines of the company, which going to boost its revenue in the coming year. In the current year it had a negative growth due to brexit and economic slowdown. The company is has a huge employee base and operate over 50 countries. AstraZeneca emphasis on the research and development, company has invested a lot in this and also got the results.

Company have many awards including the LGBT scorecard rating it 90 out of 100. This approval rate tells the employee approval rate. Company also won best place to work and best place to work for working mother award. The company has been strong supporter of donation. So it has done many philanthropically services to the poor and needy people. It has also supporting many NGOs in the same field.

Revenues: $23.00B

Growth rate: -7.00%



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