GlaxoSmithKline's global mission is 'to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, live longer', and this is the foundation upon which this global healthcare leader has built its steadfast reputation.
The company has its headquarters in the United Kingdom with operations based in the United States, and employs a staggering 100,000 employees worldwide. It has the largest sales force in the industry with almost 40,000 personnel. There are 108 manufacturing sites spread across 41 countries with 16,000 employees in R&D alone.
GSK leads in the four major therapeutic categories of anti-infectives, central nervous system (CNS), respiratory and gastro-intestinal / metabolic. With its increasing portfolio of oncology products and intensive vaccine development, GSK fully lives up to its global mission.
With a very healthy Consumer Healthcare portfolio as well, GSK further enhances its commitment to enabling consumers to become healthier and enhance longevity. Its over-the-counter medication, oral care products and nutritional healthcare drinks are hugely popular market leaders and household names.
GlaxoSmithKline has had a long and established history in Malaysia particularly with its consumer healthcare products like Panadol, Ribena, Horlicks and Eno. GSK brands are common household names and can be found in every Malaysian kitchen and medicine cabinet.