From the OBN website:
- Chiron Vaccines is the world's fifth largest vaccines company and has its headquarters in Oxford, UK, with facilities located throughout Europe, the US and Asia. The company is the world's second largest manufacturer of flu vaccines, and has important meningitis, paediatric and travel vaccine franchises. Chiron Vaccines is the leading vaccine manufacturer in the UK, Germany and Italy, and its portfolio of products includes vaccines for influenza, meningitis C, yellow fever, rabies, tick borne encephalitis, haemophilus influenzae B (Hib), polio, mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) and diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough).
Chiron Corporation was acquired by Novartis International AG on April 20, 2006. It had offices and facilities in eighteen countries on five continents. Chiron's business and research was in three main areas: biopharmaceuticals, vaccines and blood testing.
Chiron Corporation Board of Directors 2006
- Howard Pien - Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Chiron Corporation
- Raymund Breu, Ph.D. - Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee, Novartis AG
- Vaughn D. Bryson - Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Eli Lilly and Company
- Lewis W. Coleman - Retired
- Pierre E. Douaze - Board Member, Serono S.A. Board Member, Galenica Group
- J. Richard Fredericks - Chairman, Dionis Capital. Former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein
- Paul L. Herrling, Ph.D. - Head of Corporate Research, Novartis International AG
- Denise O'Leary - Private Venture Capital Investor
- Edward E. Penhoet, Ph.D. - President, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
- Pieter J. Strijkert, Ph.D. - Chairman of the Board, Crucell N.V.
- Phone:01865 782800
- fax: 01865 332601
- Chiron Vaccines, OBN website. Accessed on 23/10/13.
- 'Chiron Corporation profile', LinkedIn.
- Board of Directors, Chiron Corporation, accessed via the Internet archive of 15 February 2006 on 12 july 2016.
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