Investing in GSK

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.

The business is focused around the delivery of three strategic priorities which aim to increase growth, reduce risk and improve our long-term financial performance. These priorities are: grow a balanced global business, deliver more products of value, and simplify the operating model.

Operating responsibly and ensuring our values are embedded in our culture and decision-making helps us better meet the expectations of society.

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Grow a balanced business

Grow a balanced business

Our aim

We have been creating a more balanced business and product portfolio, capable of delivering sustainable sales and earnings growth and improved returns to shareholders.

This is centred on our three business areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare.

Highlights

  • £23.9bn

    Group turnover

  • 39%

    Group turnover outside USA and Europe

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Deliver more products of value

Deliver more products of value

Our aim

We have changed our R&D organisation so that it is better able to sustain a pipeline of products that offer valuable improvements in treatment for patients and healthcare providers.

This is underpinned by a focus on improving productivity and rates of return in R&D.

Highlights

  • 20 assets

    Potential to file up to 20 assets by 2020

  • Around 40

    new potential medicines and vaccines in our pipeline profiled at R&D event in November 2015

  • 80%

    of which we believe are potentially first-in-class

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Simplify the operating model

Simplify the operating model

Our aim

As our business continues to change shape, we are transforming how we operate so that we can reduce complexity and become more efficient.

This frees up resources to reinvest elsewhere in the business, or return to shareholders wherever we see the most attractive returns.

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Create a culture of individual empowerment

Create a culture of individual empowerment

Our aim

We are building a culture where employees are empowered, united by our values and able to achieve great things.

Build trust

Build trust

our aim

We are committed to operating responsibly and ensuring that our behaviour and actions meet or exceed the expectations of society.