Key Facts

LILLY AT A GLANCE

  • A heritage more than 135 years strong: company founded on May 10, 1876
  • Headquarters located in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
  • Approximately 39,000 employees worldwide
  • More than 7,900 employees engaged in research and development
  • Clinical research conducted in more than 55 countries
  • Research and development facilities located in eight countries
  • Manufacturing plants located in 13 countries
  • Products marketed in 125 countries
Employees

Employees

(as of September 30, 2014)

  • Indianapolis: 10,735
  • Indiana (excluding Indianapolis): 1,030
  • U.S. (excluding Indiana): 5,412
  • Outside U.S.: 22,334
  • Worldwide total: 39,511

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Financials

Financials - 2013

(dollars in millions, except per-share data)

  • Net sales: $23,113.1
  • Net income as reported: $4,684.8
  • Earnings per share as reported: $4.32
  • Dividends paid per share: $1.96

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R&D

2013 Expenditures

  • $5,531 million/year
  • $461 million/month
  • $106 million/week
  • $21 million/workday

Increase from previous year: 5%
R&D as a percentage of sales: 23.9%
Employees engaged in R&D Activities: 8,069
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.