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Shire Pharmaceuticals Group plc 

Hampshire International Business Park
Chineham
Basingstoke  Hampshire  RG24 8EP  United Kingdom
Phone: 44-1256-894-000 Fax: 44-1256-894-708


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Shire traces its history back to 1986, when a small team of entrepreneurs sought out a solution to address on a number of unmet medical needs. Within its first two years of operation, the company had launched a range of supplemental calcium products for patients seeking to treat or prevent osteoporosis. Soon thereafter, innovative drug development programs were under way on behalf of patients facing such challenging conditions as Alzheimer's disease and end-stage renal failure.

By 1992, Shire had embarked on the first of what would be a series of strategic acquisitions -- these were bold ventures that fortified our product lines and underscored the wisdom of a business model focused exclusively on products sold to specialist physicians. After the turn of the millennium, with the acquisition of TKT, we began our focus on rare diseases, something that remains a strategic focus for the company today. The Shire pipeline continues to be sustained by creative acquisitions and innovative licensing deals. Smart commercialization strategies have ensured that the right patients and the right physicians have the information they need to make appropriate choices about treatment options.

In June 2016, Shire completed a combination with Baxalta, creating the world’s leading global biotechnology company focused on serving patients with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. With over 22,000 employees across more than 100 countries, Shire’s expanded global reach and best-in-class products offer the potential to help even more patients around the world with significant unmet needs.

YEAR FOUNDED:

1986

LEADERSHIP:

FOUNDER: Harry Stratford

CEO: Flemming Ornskov

CFO: Jeffrey Poulton

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Symbol: SHPG
 



Industry
Pharmaceutical






Company News
Booming Pharma Giant Shire (SHPG) to Create 400 New Jobs in Ireland 12/6/2016 6:29:47 AM
Shire (SHPG) Reports On Four Decades Of Real-World Safety Experience With FEIBA [Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex] 12/5/2016 10:24:46 AM
Shire (SHPG) Release: Topline Results Of Phase 3 Investigational Study Of VONVENDI [Von Willebrand Factor (Recombinant)] Meets Primary Endpoint Effectively Controlling Bleeding And Blood Loss During Surgical Procedures 12/2/2016 9:50:47 AM
AMRI (AMRI) Announces API Supply Agreement With Shire (SHPG) 11/29/2016 6:36:14 AM
Booming Shire (SHPG) to Take Over Sanofi Genzyme (SNY)'s HQ in Kendall Square, Eyes Hiring Another 400 Employees 11/22/2016 5:29:57 AM
Shire (SHPG) Launches CUVITRU [Immune Globulin Subcutaneous (Human), 20% Solution] In The U.S. For Primary Immunodeficiency 11/16/2016 10:55:52 AM
Shire (SHPG)'s Investor Day Showcases Strength Of Rare Disease Pipeline And Commercial Portfolio 11/11/2016 1:15:30 PM
Sanofi (SNY) and Novartis AG (NVS) are the Worst Culprits in Reporting Clinical Trial Data, Shire (SHPG) the Best 11/4/2016 6:27:19 AM
In 3Q Report, Shire (SHPG) Breaks Out Data From Baxalta (BXLT) Acquisition and Announces Several Program Terminations 11/1/2016 6:09:03 AM
Shire (SHPG) Announces 2016 Excellence In ADHD Patient Group Award Winners 10/28/2016 9:22:56 AM
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