GSK plc (GSK.L)

About GSK plc (GSK.L)

Company Description:

GSK plc, formerly known as GlaxoSmithKline plc, is a global healthcare company that engages in the creation, discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products, vaccines, over-the-counter medicines, and health-related consumer products. It operates through the following segments: Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare.

Founded as GlaxoWellcome in 1995 through the merger of Glaxo Laboratories and Burroughs Wellcome & Company, GSK plc has its headquarters in Brentford, Middlesex, United Kingdom. The company has a rich history marked by significant mergers and acquisitions, shaping its current form.

Main Product(s):

GSK's product portfolio includes a variety of prescription medicines and vaccines. It is known for its medications in areas such as respiratory diseases, HIV/AIDS, and oncology. The company also produces a range of vaccines for infections like hepatitis, rotavirus, and influenza.

Short History of GSK plc:

1995 - Formation of GlaxoWellcome through the merger of Glaxo Laboratories and Burroughs Wellcome.

2000 - GlaxoWellcome merged with SmithKline Beecham, forming GlaxoSmithKline.

2015 - The company divested its oncology business to Novartis.

2018 - A joint venture with Pfizer's consumer health division.

2022 - The company officially changed its name to GSK plc.

Key Executives:

Name Title Pay Exercised Year Born
Ms. Emma Natasha Walmsley CEO & Director 4.79M 1.16M 1970
Ms. Julie Belita Brown CFO & Executive Director N/A N/A 1962
Ms. Shobie Ramakrishnan Chief Digital & Technology Officer N/A N/A N/A
Mr. Tony Wood Chief Scientific Officer N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Sarah Elton-Farr Head of Investor Relations N/A N/A N/A
Mr. James Ford Senior VP & Group General Counsel of Legal & Compliance N/A N/A N/A
Ms. Sally Jackson Senior Vice President of Global Communications & CEO Office N/A N/A N/A
Mr. David Simon Redfern BSc (Hons), CA President of Corporate Development N/A N/A 1966
Ms. Diana Conrad Chief People Officer N/A N/A N/A
Mr. Philip C. Thomson President of Global Affairs N/A N/A N/A

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