About Galderma Laboratories, L.P.
Galderma Laboratories can't soothe all of the irritations of the world, but it can help with itchy, spotty, and sensitive skin. The company is the North American operation of Swiss firm Galderma Pharma. As part of its business, Galderma Laboratories focuses exclusively on developing over-the-counter and prescription dermatology products. In addition to such consumer brands as Cetaphil, the company offers treatments for a variety of skin conditions. Areas of focus include remedies for acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis (eczema), psoriasis, and melasma (darkening of the skin due to excessive melanin production). Galderma is owned by Switzerland's
The company's research involves using molecular, cellular, and in vivo bioassay systems to identify new therapies. The firm's scientists work in conjunction with dermatologists to help develop new skin treatments. Along with Cetaphil, Galderma Laboratories' lead products include Clobex to treat psoriasis, topical acne medication Differin, and rosacea therapies Metrogel and Oracea.
Parent Galderma Pharma manufactures its products in Brazil, Canada, and France, with distribution networks that span more than 70 countries. It conducts research and development at facilities in France, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, and the US. Galderma Laboratories' primary research center is located in Europe's largest high-technology park at Sophia-Antipolis in southeast France.
It is supported by clinical development centers in the US, Switzerland, and Japan.
In addition with new product development, Galderma Pharma increases its size and scope through geographic expansion and, to a more limited extent, acquisitions to obtain new products and potential drug candidates. The company is also one of the world's leading dermatology research and development players, investing some 19% of its annual revenues to access innovative technologies and to discover and develop new products.
To date, the company claims more than 5,000 patent applications and patents and 500 inventions.
In 2015 Galderma Labs launched Benzac Acne Solutions, its first-ever, over-the-counter acne regimen.
Growing its global skin health footprint, in 2014 Galderman Pharma gained full rights to distribute Restylane, Perlane, Emervel, Sculptra, and Dysport from
Mergers and Acquisitions
In a deal that made Galderma Pharma the dermatology leader in Switzerland, the company in 2013 acquired Spirig Pharma A.G., which develops, produces, and markets dermatological products through a complementary holistic approach.
In 2012 it launched Cetaphil DermaControl products, formulated to address acne problems.
In 2011 Galderma Pharma acquired Swedish firm
Galderma Laboratories is a regional unit of Galderma Pharma, formerly a joint venture (formed in 1981) between
14501 North Fwy
Fort Worth, TX 76177-3304
Phone: 1 (817) 961-5000
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Global CEO: Stuart Raetzman
VP and General Manager, US Prescription Business Unit: Safia Rizvi
President and General Manager: Todd Zavodnick
Employees (This Location): 250
Employees (All Locations): 499