Sector: Health Technology
Industry: Pharmaceuticals: Major
CEO: Pascal Soriot
Description: AstraZeneca Plc is a holding company, which engages in the research, development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products. The company produces and commercializes medicines for gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neuroscience, respiratory and inflammation, oncology, and infectious diseases. Its pipeline consists of azd 4831, azd 8601, medi 6012, tagrisso bloom, durvalumab, selumetinib, lyparza polo, epanova, farxiga and brilinta. The company distributes its products under the following brands: Atacand, Crestor, Onglyza, Nexium, Entocort, Losec, Merrem/Meronem, Carbocaine, Citanest, Diprivan, Marcaine/Sensorcaine. AstraZeneca was founded on June 17, 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.