INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Diagnostics, a world leader in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, announced in June its plans to invest $300 million during the next 10 years in expanding its North American headquarters located on the northeast side of Indianapolis. The first phase of the project is a new Learning and Development Center, where approximately 1,500 customers from across the nation will be trained each year.
Mayor Greg Ballard will be joined by Roche Diagnostics President and CEO Jack Phillips along with members of the City-County Council and community leaders to break ground on the expansion and unveil renderings of the new building, which will have a distinct architectural style.
Mayor Greg Ballard
Jack Phillips, President and CEO, Roche Diagnostics
Members of City-County Council
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
10:00 A.M. Eastern Standard Time
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Roche Diagnostics Learning and Development Center
Roche Diagnostics Campus Near Entrance 4
9115 Hague Road, Indianapolis, Indiana
Please RSVP to Jacque Robertson at email@example.com or (317) 521-2819
Due to limited parking on corporate campus, RSVPs are appreciated.
Press riser with mult box to be provided. Principals will be made available to press following event.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world's largest biotech company with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, virology, inflammation, metabolism and CNS. Roche is also the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics, tissue-based cancer diagnostics and a pioneer in diabetes management. Roche's personalized healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostic tools that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. In 2011, Roche had over 80,000 employees worldwide and invested over 8 billion Swiss francs in R&D. The Group posted sales of 42.5 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche has a majority stake in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information: www.roche.com.
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