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Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world's largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, infectious diseases, inflammation, metabolism and neuroscience. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. Roche's personalised healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostic tools that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. In 2012 Roche had over 82,000 employees worldwide and invested over 8 billion Swiss francs in R&D. The Group posted sales of 45.5 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. *
|Industry 2||diagnostics (medical/biological)|
|Person||Schwan, Severin (Roche 2008 CEO before CEO of division Roche Diagnostics)|
|Person 2||Hippe, Alan (Roche 201104– CFO before ThyssenKrupp + Continental + Fraport)|
|City||4070 Basel BS|
|Address record changed: 2011-05-14|
|Basic data||Employees||I: 50,001 to 100,0 (2013-12-31)|
|Annual sales||46,780,000,000 (sales, consolidated (2013) 2013-12-31)|
|* Document for »About Section«: Roche. (3/5/13). "Press Release: Roche Chairman Franz B. Humer Announces that He Will Not Stand for Re-election in 2014. Roche to Inform about Plans for Succession in Autumn 2013". Basel.|
Record changed: 2014-06-30
More documents for Roche (Group)
-  Roche. (7/2/14). "Press Release: Roche Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Seragon Pharmaceuticals". Basel....
-  Roche. (6/30/14). "Press Release: Roche Launches Fully Automated Urine Testing Analyzer for Enhanced Result Reliability and Staff Safety". Basel....
-  Roche. (6/27/14). "Press Release: CHMP Recommends EU Approval of Roche’s Avastin for Platinum-resistant Recurrent Ovarian Cancer". Basel....
-  Stratos Genomics Inc.. (6/26/14). "Press Release: Roche Invests in Stratos Genomics for Further Development of »Sequencing by Expansion« (SBX) Method"....
-  Tecan Group Ltd.. (6/11/14). "Press Release: Tecan Appoints Ulrich Kanter to the Management Board". Männedorf....
-  Roche. (6/2/14). "Press Release: Roche Acquires Genia Technologies to Strengthen Next Generation Sequencing Pipeline". Basel....
-  Roche. (4/15/14). "Press Release: Roche with Good Start in 2014. Continued Growth Due to Recently Launched Medicines". Basel....
-  Roche. (4/9/14). "Press Release: Roche and Hitachi Renewe Alliance in the Diagnostics Business. The Extended 10-year Agreement Strengthens Roche’s Pioneering Market Position". Rotkreuz....
-  Roche. (4/7/14). "Press Release: Roche and Oryzon Announce Collaboration to Develop Epigenetics-based Medicines". Basel & Barcelona....
-  Roche. (4/7/14). "Press Release: Roche Acquires IQuum to Strengthen Offerings in Molecular Diagnostics". Basel....
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