AstraZeneca is an international Pharmakonzern, which originated in to 1999 from the Swedish Astra OFF and the British Zeneca PLC. Zeneca had originated in to 1993 from the Pharmasparte of the British chemistry enterprise imperially Chemical Industries. The head office is in London, the Entwicklings and research department sits in the Swedish Södertälje south of Stockholm.
- 24 billion $ world-wide annual turnover (2005), 842.5 millions EUR in Germany (2004)
- of 65,000 coworkers world-wide (2005), 2300 of it in Germany (2004)