Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide.

We apply our expertise in science and innovation to society’s biggest health challenges. Responsibility is a core part of our business strategy.
Company Growth (employees)
Basel, CH
Size (employees)
118,393 (est)
Novartis was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Basel, CH

Key People at Novartis

Joseph Jimenez

Joseph Jimenez

Chief Executive Officer
Harry Kirsch

Harry Kirsch

Chief Financial Officer
Paul van Arkel

Paul van Arkel

Head of Corporate Strategy and Healthcare Systems
Peter Elam

Peter Elam

Head of Internal Audit
Erwin Vanhaecke

Erwin Vanhaecke

Head Novartis Group Quality
Michael Willi

Michael Willi

Group Head of Communications
Felix Ehrat

Felix Ehrat

Group General Counsel
Richard Francis

Richard Francis

CEO, Sandoz
Andre Wyss

Andre Wyss

President, Novartis Operations Country President for Switzerland
Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger

Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger

Global Head, Corporate Responsibility for Novartis
Michael Ball

Michael Ball

CEO, Alcon
James Bradner

James Bradner

President, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Paul Hudson

Paul Hudson

CEO, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Bruno Strigini

Bruno Strigini

CEO, Novartis Oncology
Steven Baert

Steven Baert

Head of Human Resources

Novartis Office Locations

Novartis has offices in Basel, East Hanover, New York, Wehr and in 2 other locations
Basel, CH
Tokyo, JP
Beijing, CN
Wehr, DE
New York, US
East Hanover, US

Novartis Metrics

Novartis Summary

Market capitalization

$175.5 b

Closing share price

Novartis's current market capitalization is $175.5 b.

Novartis Financials

Novartis's revenue is $48.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1.8% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$53.6 b$49.4 b$48.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$17.3 b$17.4 b$17.5 b

Gross profit

$36.3 b$33 b$31.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$12.4 b$11.8 b$12 b

R&D expense

$9.1 b$8.9 b$9 b

General and administrative expense

$2.6 b$2.5 b$2.2 b

Operating expense total

$25.2 b$24 b$23.6 b

Interest expense

($704 m)($655 m)($707 m)

Interest income

($31 m)($454 m)($447 m)

Net Income

$10.3 b$17.8 b$6.7 b

Operating cash flow

$12.1 b$11.5 b

Novartis Operating Metrics

Y, 2015Y, 2016

Projects entering development pipeline


Major Approvals (US, EU, JP)


Patients Reached

972 m965 m

US FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designations


Major Submissions (US, EU, JP)


Ongoing Phase III Programs


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