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Novartis originated from Latin novae Artes, meaning "new technology".Novartis is a Swiss pharmaceutical company ,Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.Total people Employs in Novartis is 115,000 in over 140 countries worldwide and Nearly 4500 people are working at Novartis India,to help save lives and improve quality of life.Novartis is the only company with leading positions in five key areas:pharmaceuticals, generics (pharmaceutical products that are off patent), Vaccines, OTC (over-the-counter medicines), eyecare and Animal Health.Novartis manufactures such drugs as clozapine , diclofenac, carbamazepine, valsartan and imatinib mesylate.
|History & Origin
Novartis was founded in 1996 under the leadership of chairman and chief executive officer, Dr. Wei Sile (Dr.Daniel Vasella) ,by the merger of Ciba-Geigy and it owns company Sandoz, a large manufacturer of generic drugs with their rich and corporate history .After the merge Novartis International AG changes its name to Novartis. Novartis has been in India since 1947. Novartis engages in India through four firm namely Novartis India Limited, Novartis Healthcare Private Limited, Sandoz Private Limited and Chiron-Behring Vaccine Private Limited