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ABOUT Eli Lilly & Company
Eli Lilly and Company(NYSE:LLY) is a globalpharmaceuticalcompany. Eli Lilly's global headquarters is located inIndianapolis,Indiana, in theUnited States. The company was founded in 1876 by a pharmaceuticalchemist,Eli Lilly, after whom the company was ultimately named.
As a Fortune 500corporation, Eli Lilly reported revenues of $20 billion in 2008, making it the 148th largest company in the United States and the 10th largest corporation by global pharmaceutical sales. The company is publicly traded on theNew York Stock Exchangeand is a member of theSP 500stock index
Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical products and also conducts business in the animal health segment. The Company manufactures and distributes its products through facilities in the United States, Puerto Rico, and 17 other countries. Its products, sold in approximately 125 countries, include neuroscience products, endocrinology products, oncology products, cardiovascular products, animal health products and other pharmaceuticals.
In the United States, Eli Lilly and Company distributes pharmaceutical products principally through independent wholesale distributors, with some sales directly to pharmacies.
During the year ended December 31, 2010, it acquired Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc. On May 28, 2010, it acquired the European marketing rights to several animal health product lines divested by Pfizer Inc., as part of its acquisition of Wyeth, Inc.
Video News Release: Lilly Foundation Commits US $30 Million to Fight MDR-TB
The Lilly Foundation has committed US $30 million to The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership over the next five years (2012 to 2016). This funding will be used to advance the partnership's efforts in two key areas of focus: training for health care providers and improving supply and access to safe, effective, and quality-assured second-line medicines. Watch our video news release to see how The Lilly MDR-TB Partership is making a difference in the lives of people and communities most affected by multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Then learn more in our company press release.
About Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Lilly provides answers – through medicines and information – for some of the world's most urgent medical needs. Additional information about Lilly is available at www.lilly.com.