Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1913
Type Company - Public (AZN)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue £5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year

AstraZeneca's products run the gamut from A (top-selling breast cancer drug Arimidex) to Z (migraine treatment Zomig). One of the world's major pharmaceutical firms, AstraZeneca specializes in drugs for gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neurology, respiratory, infection, and oncology therapeutic areas. The firm's biggest seller is acid reflux remedy Nexium. For matters of the heart, AstraZeneca makes hypertension and heart failure drug Atacand and cholesterol reducer Crestor. The company's other top drugs include anti-psychotic Seroquel, as well as Symbicort and Pulmicort... More

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Our mission is to create a meaningful difference. In the lives of the patients we serve. And the people who work here.


We are AstraZeneca. More than 57,000 employees strong, we have a presence in over 100 countries across six continents. We represent a diverse gathering of cultures. Yet there is one element that connects us all: helping people live healthier lives.

Every day, we work together discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing a powerful pipeline that addresses six major areas of healthcare: cancer, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, infection, neuroscience, and respiratory and inflammation. In 2011 alone, our worldwide sales totaled $33.6 billion. Each year, we invest an average of over $4 billion in R&D, where more than 11,000 people are focused on bringing medical solutions to millions.

Everything we do is focused on a shared vision of better health for all. And we know we’ll only realise that vision by working with the most talented, most committed people in the world

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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot

Pascal Soriot

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It was the most amazing work experience i have ever had in my total career

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Pros: They are very supportive caring and fun company to work for, always make public holidays fun and the product launches are well informed . Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Loughborough, England Jul 2010 Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interview Details Generally a 2 stage interview. For this type of position the interview will be largely technically based. If the job states experience you will need to fully technically conversant in relation to the job you are applying for. Usually one team leader will interview for around an hour. They will show…Full Interview

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AstraZeneca Awards and Accolades

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
100 Best Companies for Working Mothers, Working Mother Magazine, 2012
China's Top Employers, Corporate Research Foudnation (CRF) Institute, 2012
Happiest Companies for Young Professionals, Forbes, 2012
Best Places to Work in Industry, The Scientist, 2011
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