One of the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and Asia and a top 10 pharmaceutical company in the world. Established 1781 in Osaka, Japan.
Four areas: Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Neurology, and Vaccine
The company has over 30,000 employees worldwide and achieved 16.2 billion USD in revenue during the 2012 fiscal year. The company is focused on metabolic disorders, gastroenterology, neurology, inflammation, oncology and vaccines through its independent subsidiary. Its headquarters is located in Chuo-ku, Osaka, and it has an office in Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
In January 2012, Fortune Magazine ranked company as one of the 100 best companies to work for in the United States. Has been certified this year as a Top Global Employer by the Top Employers Institute — one of only 13 companies world wide, and one of just two pharmaceutical companies. 52% Men / 48% Women.
Average stay is 14.5 years.