Founded in 1888 by Dr. Wallace Abbott, a Chicago physician, Abbott is a broad-based health care company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets products and services that span the continuum of care – from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and cure. Abbott's principal businesses are global pharmaceuticals, nutritional and medical products, including glucose monitoring and cardiovascular devices.
Headquartered in north suburban Chicago, Abbott serves customers in more than 130 countries, with an employee base of 72,000 at more than 100 manufacturing, distribution, research and development, and other locations around the world.
Abbott is listed on the New York, Chicago, Pacific, London and Swiss exchanges. It is traded on the Boston, Cincinnati and Philadelphia exchanges.
For complete Investor Relations information, please visit the Abbott Global Web site.
For Canadian resident shareholders: To see information concerning the Canadian Income Tax Election on the spin-off of AbbVie Inc. from Abbott Laboratories, please visit Investor Relations section on www.Abbott.com.