GSK investor relations material
GSK PLC, engages in the creation, discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical products, vaccines, over-the-counter medicines, and health-related consumer products in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines. The Pharmaceuticals segment manufactures prescription drugs for human therapeutic use as well as several over-the-counter health products used for the treatment of allergies; these products are distributed to wholesalers and retailers in various countries through a network of wholesale distributors. The Vaccines segment develops vaccines against infectious diseases; distributes vaccines globally; and in some developing countries markets vaccines under the U.M.P. brand name through membership organizations that it owns or controls. GlaxoSmithKline plc was founded in 1715 and is headquartered in Brentford, the United Kingdom.