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 89 manufacturing sites, and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Belgium and China.


Our Pharmaceuticals business develops and makes medicines to treat a broad range of acute and chronic diseases. We have leading positions in respiratory disease and HIV with a portfolio of innovative and established medicines.

£14.2bn turnover    60% of Group turnover


Our Vaccines business is one of the largest in the world, developing, producing and distributing over 1.9 million vaccines every day to people across the world. We have a broad portfolio of 39 paediatric, adolescent, adult and travel vaccines. In 2015, we distributed more than 690 million doses to over 150 countries.

£3.7bn turnover    15% of Group turnover

Consumer Healthcare

Our Consumer Healthcare business develops and markets products in Wellness, Oral health, Nutrition and Skin health. We have a portfolio of some of the world’s most trusted and best selling brands which include Sensodyne, Voltaren, Horlicks and Panadol.

£6.0bn turnover   25% of Group turnover