Sanofi is a global healthcare leader dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. It prevents illnesses with vaccines and provides innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. Sanofi stands by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions. With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into medical advances. That’s what we mean by Empowering Life. And it’s how we put our mission into practice.
Sanofi employees conduct research into the root causes of disease and look for ways to prevent and treat them medically. They also devote their talents to developing drugs, producing active pharmaceutical ingredients, and shipping and delivering finished medicines all around the world. Sanofi health solutions are available in around 170 countries worldwide. Its total revenue was EUR 34.5 billion in 2018.
Germany is one of Sanofi’s most important business locations after the US and its French home market. Of the ten largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide (by market capitalization), Sanofi is the only one to cover the entire pharmaceutical value chain in Germany and maintain such significant research and manufacturing operations.
Sanofi, acting through Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH in Frankfurt am Main, generated EUR 4,828 million in revenue in 2018 with innovative, cutting-edge drugs, established original preparations, over-the-counter medications and generic products. Domestic business accounted for EUR 1,611 million of this total, while EUR 2,547 million came from exporting active pharmaceutical ingredients and drug products that were manufactured in Germany.
Sanofi in Frankfurt at Industriepark Höchst is a network like no other in the Sanofi Group. From basic research to drug shipment, it covers everything needed to supply medicines to the German market and 100 other countries worldwide. About 7,250 employees are located here, where they work in research and development, production and manufacturing, and administration.