Mylan is one of the world’s leading global pharmaceutical companies, with a significant and growing presence in India. We have a workforce of more than 30,000 people, approximately half of whom are based in India. Our broad portfolio includes generic and brand name products in a variety of dosage forms, which are sold in about 165 countries and territories.
Mylan’s history in India began in 2007 with the acquisition of Matrix Laboratories Limited. The deal transformed Mylan overnight into one the world’s largest manufacturers of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and allowed us to vertically integrate the production of our finished dosage form (FDF) medicines.
Today, Mylan’s manufacturing platform includes more than 40 facilities, 25 of which are located in India. Those 25 facilities include all nine of our API facilities and 15 of our FDF facilities, which manufacture our high quality medicines for markets all over the world, including emerging markets. Our manufacturing capabilities in India include a range of dosage forms, such as tablets, capsules and injectables, in a wide variety of therapeutic categories.
Our commercial businesses based in India market hiqh quality API to third parties around the world and antiretroviral products for people living with HIV/AIDS. Today, nearly 50% of those receiving treatment for the disease in the developing world rely on a Mylan product, all of which are made by us in India. In fact, Mylan is India’s third largest pharmaceutical exporter.
In addition, Mylan has a growing commercial presence domestically. Our current franchises include Critical Care, Hepato Care, HIV Care, Onco Care and Women’s Care.
Further, our presence in India goes beyond manufacturing, sales and marketing. Hyderabad is home to one of Mylan’s three global R&D centers of excellence. The center has extensive experience working with health authorities from multiple countries. It also is fully integrated with the company’s global R&D function, creating a unique and efficient, ‘round-the-clock research, development, clinical and regulatory capability.