Biotech/Health Care

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  • Greece
    Thermo Fischer Scientific
    Ranked 97 in 2023 Fortune 500

    Thermo Electron Corporation was started in 1956 with $50,000. It became Thermo Fischer Scientific and had revenues of $20.9 billion in 2017.

  • Cuba
    Navarro Discount Pharmacies

    José Navarro, Sr. opened his first pharmacy in Miami with $4,000 from an insurance policy.


  • Zambia
    WellCare Health Plans

    Patel’s mission was to make health care efficient, affordable and accessible.


  • Germany
    Pfizer Inc.
    Ranked 38 in the 2023 Fortune 500

    Pfizer’s first product was an almond-toffee-flavored anti-parasitic.

  • England
    Ranked 386 in the 2023 Fortune 500

    Royston is a doctor with business savvy and even won a Tony award.

  • Switzerland

    Josef von Rickenbach is a pioneer in the biopharmaceutical services industry.


  • Switzerland
    Ranked 386 in the 2023 Fortune 500

    Weissmann is a preeminent businessman and scientist. He was the first to clone alpha-interferon genes and made breakthroughs in treating several diseases.