Roche is on a roll. The company operates three segments; pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and consumer health.
Roche is on a roll.The company operates three segments; pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and consumer health. Roche’s prescription drugs include antibiotic Rocephin; obesity treatment Xenical; AIDS drug Invirase; acne medication Roaccutan/Accutane; and Tamiflu, which is used to prevent and treat influenza. Consumer health products include vitamins, the analgesic Aleve, and antacid Rennie. Roche has invested heavily in diagnostics, including advanced DNA tests, to become one of the top companies in the diagnostics field. Descendents of the founding Hoffmann and Oeri families own just over half of the company.(Source: Hoovers by Jay Koenig)