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Pfizer Inc.
Public
Traded as
  • NYSEPFE
  • DJIA component
  • S&P 100 component
  • S&P 500 component
Industry Pharmaceutical
Founded 1849; 171 years ago (1849)
Founders Charles Pfizer
Charles F. Erhart
Headquarters ,
U.S.
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Ian Read
(Executive Chairman)
Albert Bourla
(CEO)
Revenue Increase US$53.64 billion (2018)
Operating income
Decrease US$14.00 billion (2018)
Decrease US$11.15 billion (2018)
Total assets Decrease US$159.42 billion (2018)
Total equity Decrease US$63.40 billion (2018)
Number of employees
~92,400 (2018)
Subsidiaries Agouron Pharmaceuticals
G.D. Searle, LLC
Greenstone
Hospira
InnoPharma
Parke-Davis

Pfizer is drug and medicine company. It was founded in 1849 in New York City. It is ranked the largest drug company in the world. Pfizer is known for its drugs Advil and ChapStick. The company bought Wyeth, which also used to be a drug company. The deal was completed in 2009.

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