Corporate Heritage and History
Getz Pharma is a member of the Getz Group of Companies, which has a legacy of over 160 years. The Getz Group was founded in 1852 by a Prussian immigrant Joseph Getz and his three brothers in Lower Lake, California, and began as a local general store. By the 1870s, the Getz Brothers were marketing medicines, food products, and consumer goods to customers in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Calcutta and Madras. Today, the Getz Group is home to more than 12,000 employees worldwide and distributes agricultural, biomedical, pharmaceutical and technical products and consumer goods in over 50 countries across the world. Getz Pharma was initially set up in 1995 by Getz Brothers & Co. Inc. At inception and formation in 1995, Getz Pharma employed 45 people, and had a small revenue base with no international operations. Today, Getz Pharma has transformed from a small manufacturing facility to a world-class branded generic pharmaceutical company with a global outlook. It employs more than 5,700 highly qualified people worldwide and has operations in South Asia, Central Asia, South-East Asia, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.