Biotech/Healthcare

  • Greece
    Thermo Fischer Scientific
    Ranked 144 in 2018 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
    Ranked 170 in the 2018 Fortune 500

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

     

  • Germany
    Pfizer Inc.
    Ranked 57 in the 2018 Fortune 500

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

     

  • England
    Biogen
    Ranked 245 in the 2018 Fortune 500

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

  • Switzerland
    PAREXEL

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

     

  • Switzerland
    Biogen
    Ranked 245 in the 2018 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.