AstraZeneca plc is a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biologics company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's fifth-largest pharmaceutical company measured by 2009 prescription drug sales and has operations in over 100 countries. It has a portfolio of products for major disease areas including cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, respiratory and inflammation. The company was founded in 1999 through the merger of the Sweden-based Astra AB and UK-based Zeneca Group. AstraZeneca has a primary listing on the London Stock...
|Founded:||April 6, 1999|
|Legal structure:||Public limited company|
|Industries:||Pharmaceutical industry, Biotechnology|