Globally we have an extensive footprint. Our business spans more than 150 countries including major research and development centres in the United Kingdom, the United States, Spain, Belgium and China.
In Australia we have close to 1,500 employees working across research and development, manufacturing, sales and marketing and core business services such as HR and finance.
Our contribution to the Australian economy continues to grow in-line with our success, with new approaches and ongoing commitment to agriculture and manufacturing, and investment in local research and development.
As we build relationships in Australia, we are bound by a global promise to keep our customers at the heart of everything we do. Through our commitment to driving innovation and best practice in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, delivering ethical approach to all decisions we make and by reinvesting in local communities, we will keep our promise.
We make a wide range of prescription medicines, prescribed vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
Research is the lifeblood of our business. Developing new healthcare products can take up to 12 years and millions of dollars. GSK is continually striving to find cures and solutions for today's health issues. Together with our industry partners in research institutions, academia and governments, we aim to provide medicines to people who need it most.