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Our culture and values

We share one vision and one mission: to save and improve lives.

It all comes back to inventing for life

We are all inventors here, no matter the role or title. We rise to any challenge in pursuit of better health outcomes.

Everything we do, in and out of the laboratory, is based on our deep appreciation for life. That’s the reason we come together across the business with one goal – to invent for life.

We walk the talk

If you want to learn about our culture, start with our inventors.

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“In our quest to invent medicines and vaccines that save and improve lives, the core of who we are is embodied in our values and standards. They are fundamental to our success – now and into the future”

Ken Frazier

Executive chairman of the board

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Code of conduct & compliance

Code of conduct & compliance

We represent many cultures but are united in our drive to deliver breakthrough medicines with honesty and integrity.