What we do

We are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare.

We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.


Our Pharmaceuticals business develops and makes medicines to treat a broad range of acute and chronic diseases. Our portfolio is made up of both patent-protected and off patent medicines.

£15.5bn turnover    67% of Group


Our Vaccines business is one of the largest in the world, producing paediatric and adult vaccines against a range of infectious diseases. In 2014, we distributed more than 800 million doses to 170 countries, of which over 80% were supplied to developing countries.

£3.2bn turnover    14% of Group

Consumer Healthcare

We develop and market a range of consumer healthcare products based on scientific innovation. We have brands in four main categories: Wellness, Oral health, Skin health and Nutrition. These include a number of well-known brands such as Sensodyne, Panadol and Horlicks.

£4.3bn turnover   19% of Group