HQ: Craigavon, Northern Ireland

Founded in: 1968


Galen is a privately owned specialty pharmaceutical company, with commercial operations in the UK, Ireland and USA, and an international network of partners. Its aim is to deliver products combining innovation, quality and value to healthcare professionals and patients.

The company’s main areas of business are:

  • Sales and marketing
  • Key account management
  • Market access, pricing and reimbursement
  • Partner management
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Medical information/pharmacovigilance and logistics
  • Expertise with branded and off-patent/generic products, including medical devices and foods for special medical purposes across a number of therapeutic areas

Therapeutic Areas

  • Acute therapies primarily for hospital use: pain management (including post-operative), mental health
  • In-born errors of metabolism
  • Primary care products: gastro-intestinal, pain management, female health, cardiovascular, urology

Target groups

  • Healthcare professionals – hospital specialists/clinicians, general practitioners, specialist nurses, hospital and retail pharmacists
  • Key decision makers in clinical commissioning groups, hospital trusts and formulary pharmacists

Business Units

  • Galen Limited, Craigavon, Northern Ireland
  • Galen US Inc., Audubon (PA), USA

Key data

  • Net sales (2017): £56m


Galen Limited
Mr Simon Lawrence
V-P Business Development
Seagoe Industrial Estate
BT63 5UA
Northern Ireland

T: +44 –(0)28-38-334974
F: +44 –(0)28-38-363600

Craigavon, BT63 5UA