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GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)


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GlaxoSmithKline plc

980 Great West Road
Brentford TW8 9GS
United Kingdom
44 20 8047 5000
http://www.gsk.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryDrug Manufacturers - Major
Full Time Employees99,300

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Ms. Emma WalmsleyChief Exec. Officer & DirectorN/AN/A47
Mr. Simon P. DingemansChief Financial Officer and Exec. Director2.48M365.45k53
Dr. Patrick J. T. VallancePres of R&D and Exec. DirectorN/AN/A56
Mr. Daniel E. TroySr. VP and Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Nick HironsSr. VP of Global Ethics and ComplianceN/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 USD.

Description

GlaxoSmithKline plc engages in the creation, discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of vaccines, over-the-counter medicines, and health-related consumer products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals R&D, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare. The company offers pharmaceutical products comprising medicines in the therapeutic areas, such as respiratory, anti-virals, central nervous system, cardiovascular and urogenital, metabolic, anti-bacterials, dermatology, rare diseases, immuno-inflammation, vaccines, and HIV. It also provides consumer healthcare products in wellness, oral health, nutrition, and skin health categories under the Otrivin, Panadol, parodontax, Poligrip, Sensodyne, Theraflu, and Voltaren brand names. The company offers its consumer healthcare products in the form of tablets, caplets, infant syrup drops, topical gels, nasal sprays, effervescents, lozenges, gum and trans-dermal patches, malted drinks and foods, and topical creams and non-medicated patches, as well as toothpastes, toothbrushes, mouth rinses, medicated mouthwashes, gels and sprays, denture adhesives, and denture cleansers. GlaxoSmithKline plc has a strategic drug discovery collaboration with Exscientia Limited to discover novel and selective small molecules for up to 10 disease-related targets across various therapeutic areas. The company was founded in 1715 and is headquartered in Brentford, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

GlaxoSmithKline plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

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.