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Headquarters Basel, Switzerland
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (NVS)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis

Although it's based in neutral Switzerland, Novartis has been aggressive in attacking illnesses on multiple fronts, including pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and consumer health. Its largest division, Pharmaceuticals, develops and manufactures prescription drugs for blood pressure, cancer, and other ailments. Novartis' Sandoz subsidiary produces generic drugs and active pharmaceutical ingredients, while the Vaccine and Diagnostics segment makes immune health and blood-screening tools. Its Alcon division makes ophthalmic drugs, surgery systems, and contact lenses. The Consumer... More

Working at Novartis

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Employees say it's “OK”   224 ratings


82% Approve of the CEO   107 ratings

Novartis CEO Joseph (Joe) Jimenez Jr.

Joseph (Joe) Jimenez Jr.


Great company during the good years. Now they are doing more with less.

  Current Sales Representative in Midwest, WY

Pros: Good training. Stable products at the time. Full Review

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Accepted Offer Reviewed 6 weeks ago

Interview Details – Met with the hiring manager and many people from the team. Then returned to meet with regional manager before being offered the job. Interview questions were real and relevant to the present position. Not the interview questions that mean nothing to the job. Very casual yet informative.Full Interview

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Most difficult piece was meeting with so many people and not knowing who you should be trying to impress the most! Answer Question

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Novartis Awards & Accolades

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25 Best Multinational Companies to Work For (in Latin America), Great Place to Work Institute, 2012
Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
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