Novartis Day is held on March 8. This event in the first decade of the month March is annual. Help us
Magnus Grimond for The Independent: 8 March 1996 Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz to merge into pounds 40bn giant.
Today Novartis International AG is a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical corporation based in Basel, Switzerland. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Number of employees: 110,000 (2020).
In 2020, Swiss-based Novartis was the second largest pharmaceutical company worldwide based on revenue from prescription drugs. In 2021, Novartis made some 51.6 billion U.S. dollars of revenue in total, a significant increase compared to the previous year.
Novartis is a full member of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations, and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.
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