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    Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

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    Abbott Laboratories
    100 Abbott Park Road
    Abbott Park, IL 60064
    United States - Map
    Phone: 847-937-6100
    Website: http://www.abbott.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Medical Appliances & Equipment
    Full Time Employees:77,000

    Business Summary 

    Abbott Laboratories manufactures and sells health care products worldwide. Its Established Pharmaceutical Products segment offers branded generic pharmaceuticals for the treatment of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency; irritable bowel syndrome; intrahepatic cholestasis or depressive symptoms; gynecological disorders; dyslipidemia; hypertension; hypothyroidism; pain, fever, and inflammation; hormone replacement therapy; anti-infective and influenza vaccines; and product that regulates physiological rhythm of the colon. The company’s Diagnostic Products segment provides diagnostic systems and tests, such as immunoassay and clinical chemistry systems; assays for screening and diagnosis for drugs of abuse, cancer, therapeutic drug monitoring, fertility, and physiological and infectious diseases; hematology systems and reagents; genomic-based tests; informatics and automation solutions; and diagnostic systems and tests for blood analysis, as well as instruments that automate the extraction, purification, and preparation of DNA and RNA from patient samples, and detects and measures infectious agents. Its Nutritional Products segment offers pediatric and adult nutritional products, such as prepared infant and follow-on formula. The company’s Vascular Products segment provides coronary, endovascular, vessel closure, and structural heart devices to treat vascular diseases. Abbott Laboratories also offers blood, continuous, and flash glucose monitoring systems, including test strips, sensors, data management decision software, and accessories for people with diabetes under the FreeStyle brand; and medical devices for the eye, including cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, contact lens care products, and dry eye products. The company serves retailers, wholesalers, hospitals, health care facilities, laboratories, physicians’ offices, and government agencies. It has strategic alliance with Fonterra. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Abbott Laboratories’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Miles D. White , 60
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Chairman of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Thomas Craig Freyman , 61
    Exec. VP of Fin. & Admin.
    Dr. John M. Capek Ph.D., 53
    Exec. VP of Ventures
    Mr. Brian J. Blaser , 50
    Exec. VP of Diagnostic Products
    Mr. Brian B. Yoor ,
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP of Fin.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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