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AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.L)


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AstraZeneca PLC

1 Francis Crick Avenue
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Cambridge CB2 0AA
United Kingdom
44 20 3749 5000
http://www.astrazeneca.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryDrug Manufacturers - Major
Full Time Employees59,700

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Pascal SoriotChief Exec. Officer and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A58
Mr. Marc DunoyerChief Financial Officer and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A65
Ms. Pam P. ChengExec. Vice-Pres of Operations and Information TechnologyN/AN/A46
Mr. Jefrey PottGen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Katarina AgeborgChief Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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 GBp.

Description

AstraZeneca PLC engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and commercialization of prescription medicines for the treatment of oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, infection, gastrointestinal, and neuroscience diseases worldwide. Its marketed products comprise Arimidex, Casodex/Cosudex, Faslodex, Iressa, Lynparza, Nolvadex, Tagrisso, and Zoladex for oncology diseases; Atacand1/Atacand HCT/Atacand Plus, Brilinta/Brilique, Crestor, Imdur, Plendil, Seloken/Toprol-XL, Tenormin, and Zestril for cardiovascular diseases; and Bydureon, Byetta, Farxiga/Forxiga, Kombiglyze XR, Komboglyze, Onglyza, Symlin, Xigduo, and Xigduo XR for metabolic diseases. The company’s marketed products also comprise Accolate, Bevespi Aerosphere, Bricanyl Respules, Bricanyl Turbuhaler, Daliresp/Daxas, Duaklir Genuair, Eklira Genuair/Tudorza Pressair, Oxis Turbuhaler, Pulmicort Turbuhaler/Pulmicort Flexhaler, Pulmicort Respules, Symbicort pMDI, and Symbicort Turbuhaler for respiratory diseases; Fluenz Tetra/FluMist Quadrivalent and Synagis for infection diseases; Movantik/Moventig, Seroquel IR, Seroquel XR, Vimovo1, and Zomig for neuroscience diseases; and Losec/Prilosec and Nexium for gastrointestinal diseases. It serves primary care and specialty care physicians through distributors and local representative offices. The company’s pipeline includes 132 projects, of which 120 are in the clinical phase of development. It has collaboration agreements with Valeant Holdings Ireland, and Eli Lilly and Company; definitive agreement with Foundation Medicine, Inc.; strategic collaboration with FibroGen, Astellas, and Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc; collaboration and license agreement with Celgene International Sàrl; and license agreement with LEO Pharma A/S. The company was formerly known as Zeneca Group PLC and changed its name to AstraZeneca PLC in April 1999. AstraZeneca PLC was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

AstraZeneca PLC’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.