Key Facts

LILLY AT A GLANCE

  • A heritage 139 years strong: company founded on May 10, 1876
  • Headquarters located in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
  • Approximately 41,000 employees worldwide
  • More than 8,000 employees engaged in research and development
  • Clinical research conducted in more than 55 countries
  • Research and development facilities located in six countries
  • Manufacturing plants located in 13 countries
  • Products marketed in 120 countries
Employees

Employees

(as of June 30, 2015)

  • Indianapolis: 10,526
  • Indiana (excluding Indianapolis): 1,154
  • U.S. (excluding Indiana): 5,822
  • Outside U.S.: 23,620
  • Worldwide total: 41,122

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Financials

Financials - 2014

(dollars in millions, except per-share data)

  • Net sales: $19,615.6
  • Net income as reported: $2,390.5
  • Earnings per share as reported: $2.23
  • Dividends paid per share: $1.96

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R&D

2014 Expenditures

  • $4,734 million/year
  • $394 million/month
  • $91 million/week
  • $18 million/workday

R&D as a percentage of sales: 24%
Employees engaged in R&D Activities: 8,317
Percentage of total workforce: 20%

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Cost of New Pharmaceuticals

  • Average cost to discover and develop a new drug: $800 million to $1.2 billion
  • Average length of time from discovery to patient: 10 to 15 years

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Awards

Awards

Lilly highly values the recognition and praise it receives from third parties for our continuing record and commitment to diversity and inclusion.