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The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in Switzerland is one of the leading health care companies in the world.


Johnson & Johnson is an industry leader, with over 6,000 people working for Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries in Switzerland. Johnson & Johnson’s success is founded on a comprehensive concept – with products from the Consumer Health Care, Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals business units, we guide consumers throughout their lives – from their first steps to their twilight years. For example, we offer protection for baby’s skin, allergy relief and help with sleep disorders. We make surgery gentler with innovative technologies. What’s more, our highly effective medications help to significantly improve therapy for physical and psychological illnesses. Johnson & Johnson combines the three pillars of care, prevention and therapy – three aspects essential for human health.

Key location
With the company’s acquisition of Cilag AG, Johnson & Johnson has been a presence in Switzerland since 1959. From this time, Schaffhausen has been an important location for the development and production of Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical products. The company’s business units are also represented at more than a dozen additional locations: Janssen Vaccines AG, whose activities include the development and production of an Ebola vaccine, is located in Berne. Around 1,000 employees are responsible for the development and manufacture of innovative implants and other technologies for the Medical segment in Le Locle, Neuchâtel. DePuy Synthes is also active in the Medical segment. It operates several production plants in Switzerland and has its EMEA headquarters in Solothurn. And an important strategic hub for Johnson & Johnson is Zug, home to one of the company’s most important global financial and logistics centers – 100 markets are supplied from Zug.

Comprehensive exchange
Our comprehensive care philosophy is on par with the global trend towards increased prevention. More and more, consumers and patients are taking it upon themselves to obtain detailed information on health topics: How can I best prevent illness? Which therapy is right for me? In order to meet the increasing demands of consumers, we work closely with health care experts, and comprehensively utilize the knowledge base from our various business units. We have created a program that cultivates interdisciplinary cooperation, allowing us to create ideal conditions for the development of innovative, successful products.

Johnson & Johnson’s strength is founded on 125 years of tradition. Three brothers laid the foundation for the present-day family of companies. More

Success stories

Selected examples of our three business areas show the origins of our groundbreaking products, which now touch the lives of millions of people. More

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The Swiss subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson benefit from the strong network of the global family of companies. More

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