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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
2150 St. Elz
Laval, QC H7L 4A8
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Phone: 514-744-6792
Fax: 514-744-6272

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Drug Delivery
Full Time Employees:17,200

Business Summary 

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter (OTC) products, and medical devices in the areas of eye health, dermatology, and neurology therapeutic classes worldwide. Its pharmaceutical products include Solodyn, an oral antibiotic that treats red and pus-filled pimples, as well as Ziana, Acanya, and Atralin; Wellbutrin XL, a formulation used for the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults; Xenazine for the treatment of chorea; Zovirax Cream for herpes labialis; Zovirax ointment for initial genital herpes; The Lotemax gel for post-operative inflammation and pain; Arestin, a subgingival sustained-release antibiotic; and Prolensa, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ophthalmic solution. The company also provides OTC products, such as PreserVision, an antioxidant eye vitamin and mineral supplement; ReNu Multiplus, a sterile that is used to lubricate and rewet soft contact lenses; Ocuvite, a lutein eye vitamin and mineral supplement; Artelac, an eye drops to treat dry eyes; and CeraVe products for skin. In addition, it offers device products, including SofLens daily disposable contact lenses; Restylane, an injectable implant dermal fillers; PureVision, a contact lens; Dysport, an injection neurotoxin; ophthalmic surgical products, such as Akreos and Crystalens; surgical equipment comprising the VICTUS femtosecond laser and the Stellaris PC, a vitreoretinal and cataract surgery system; and medical device systems for aesthetic applications. Further, it provides generic products comprising Retin-A Micro, a tretinoin gel; tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic suspensions for steroid responsive inflammatory ocular conditions; and latanoprost to treat glaucoma. The company was formerly known as Biovail Corporation and changed its name to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. in September 2010. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada.

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Corporate Governance 
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.
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Key Executives 
Mr. J. Michael Pearson , 55
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Howard Bradley Schiller , 52
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Exec. VP and Director
Mr. Robert Roswell Chai-Onn , 44
Chief Legal Officer, Head of Corp. & Bus. Devel., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
Mr. Laizer D. Kornwasser , 43
Exec. VP and Company Group Chairman
Mr. Christopher Bovaird , 54
VP of Corp. Fin.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.
Currency in USD.
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