Pfizer is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, New York, USA with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It is among one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies by revenues.
Pfizer was founded by cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles F. Erhart in New York City in 1849 as a manufacturer of fine chemicals. Since then Pfizer has made numerous acquisitions, including Warner–Lambert in 2000, Pharmacia in 2003 and Wyeth in 2009 to name a few. Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical disciplines, including immunology, oncology, cardiology, diabetology/endocrinology, and neurology. Their global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines, as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer healthcare products.
- Emergen C
- Centrum and many more products
|Traded as||NYSE: PFE (component of Dow 30 and S&P 500)
|Founder||Charles Pfizer and Charles F. Erhart|
|Headquarters||New York City, New York, United States|
|Key people||Ian Read(Chairman & CEO)|
|Revenue||US$49.605 billion (2014)|
|Net income||US$9.135 billion (2014)|
|Number of employees||78,000 (2013)|
|Subsidiaries||Agouron Pharmaceuticals, G. D. Searle & Company, Innopharma, Greenstone, Parke-Davis, Pfizer UK, Warner Lambert, Wyeth, Zoetis|