GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, with an estimated seven per cent of the world's pharmaceutical market. The company produces medicines that treat six major disease areas - asthma, virus control, infections, mental health, diabetes and digestive conditions. In addition, it is a leader in the important area of vaccines and are developing new treatments for cancer.
Headquartered in the UK, GSK employs over 100,000 people in 116 countries. It makes almost four billion packs of medicines and healthcare products every year.