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Switzerland

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We have been operating in Switzerland since 2001 and have approximately 1300 employees working in Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Healthcare where our mission is to improve the quality of life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

The headquarters of our Pharmaceuticals division are located in our Münchenbuchsee branch (Canton Berne). Our Pharmaceuticals business has a broad portfolio of prescription medicinal products for the treatment of acute and chronic diseases, for the treatment of respiratory diseases, and for the fields of oncology, immunology, and HIV-AIDS, as well as being one of the largest providers of vaccines to the Swiss population.

Employees in our subsidiary in Zug (Canton Zug) work in various global positions within GSK in the therapeutic area of oncology.

The Consumer Healthcare division is located in Rotkreuz (Canton Zug). Consumer Healthcare products are market leaders in the fields of pain relief, respiratory medicine and oral health.

Our manufacturing site in Nyon (Canton Vaud) supplies our global customers with liquid (e.g. nasal spray) and semi-solid (e.g. gels) Consumer Healthcare products.

We are committed to helping to save one million children's lives through our global charitable partnership with Save the Children. You can learn more about our partnership here.

GSK Pharmaceuticals

Through our sales, marketing and medical teams, we make a range of over 65 prescription medicines and vaccines available to Swiss patients.

GSK Oncology

Our team in Zug is working in various global positions within GSK in the therapeutic field of oncology and is committed to supporting people living with cancer.

GSK Consumer Healthcare Rotkreuz

Consumer Healthcare comprises all our healthcare brands and over-the-counter products for consumers. Consumer Healthcare products are market leaders in the fields of pain relief, respiratory medicine and oral health.

GSK Consumer Healthcare manufacturing site

The GSK Consumer Healthcare campus in Nyon is unique in that it brings together all the steps in the process for the life of a product, from its design to its marketing, through to its manufacture and distribution.

1,200 people of more than 55 different nationalities work on the campus. We are proud to manufacture liquid and semi-solid products such as Voltaren and Otrivin. Each year, between 250 and 300 million units are produced and then shipped to five continents and more than 80 markets around the world.

Healthcare professionals

You will find detailed information about our prescription medicinal products and vaccines in the Drug Compendium.

As a healthcare professional, you can also obtain detailed information about our products for the therapy of various diseases on gskpro.ch.

Direct clients can also order vaccines on-line from www.gskvaccinesdirect.ch.

Delivery status of GSK products

GSK sells a wide range of vaccines and prescription medicinal products. You can find out which products are currently available in Switzerland by clicking on the following link.

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To meet our standards, we need talented and motivated employees who take responsibility for their actions and the results they achieve.

We offer a wide variety of interesting roles where you can use your talents profitably. In addition, we provide our employees with opportunities to take part in professional and personal development programmes.

If you are interested in working for our company, you will find information on our global job portal about current vacancies in our Münchenbuchsee, Rotkreuz and Nyon sites in the fields of Finance, IT, Medical, Human Resources, Marketing and Manufacturing.

Vacancies in Switzerland

Media enquiries

In this area you will find our contact partners for press enquiries.

If you have a current enquiry, require background material or are looking for image material, please contact us directly. We look forward to establishing personal contact with you and will be happy to help you.

Contact partner for Pharmaceuticals

Urs Kientsch
GlaxoSmithKline AG
Talstrasse 3-5
3053 Münchenbuchsee
Tel (landline): +41 (0)31 862 23 25
Tel (mobile): +41 (0) 79 292 56 91
Email: swiss.info@gsk.com

Contact partner for Consumer Healthcare

Martina Gernet
Communications Director DACH
Tel: +49 (0) 89 7877-189 
Email: presse.dach@gsk.com 

Disclosure of payments and transfers of value

In accordance with our goal of being one of the world's most innovative, best performing and most trusted healthcare companies, we seek to meet society's evolving expectations, bring greater transparency to an already well-regulated sector, and strengthen our relationships with healthcare professionals, healthcare organisations and patient organisations for future cooperation. The links will take you to our disclosures for Switzerland in line with the Pharma Cooperation Code.

Adverse drug reactions

Patients

If you experience an adverse drug reaction after taking one of our medicinal products, you can report this to your attending doctor or to Swissmedic, the Swiss authority responsible for the authorisation and supervision of therapeutic products.

Healthcare professionals

If doctors observe an adverse drug reaction in their patients after taking one of our medicinal products, they can report this to Swissmedic.

Doctors can also inform us directly on pv.swiss@gsk.com. We will pass on your notification immediately and in accordance with legal requirements.

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