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16 production sites on 5 continents.

Affiliates or offices in 79 countries.

Products marketed in more than 170 countries.


Approximately 43,100 employees (FTEs June 2018).

19% within research and development
32% in production and production administration
37% in international sales and marketing
12% in administration

Affiliate distribution (FTEs)

Approximately 40% of employees are located in Denmark (17,294 FTEs) and 60% in the rest of the world:

Africa, Asia, Middle East & Oceania: 7,050

China: 4,583

Denmark: 17,335

Europe (excl. HQ): 4,479

Japan (1,146) & Korea: 1,287

Latin America: 1,947

North America (US 6,129 & Canada 295): 6,424

(includes all Novo Nordisk and NNE employees in the respective locations)

Product areas

We have five product areas:
Diabetes care
Obesity and weight management
Haemophilia management
Growth hormone therapy
Hormone replacement therapy

For patient and disease information, including pens and needles, please look under Patients.

Quarterly sale
Q2 2018

54,337 million Danish kroner

Annual sale

111,696 million Danish kroner 
(Full year results 2017. See the Annual Report for more information)

Sales by business segment
Q2 2018

Diabetes and obesity care total:
45,641 million Danish kroner

Biopharmaceuticals total:
8,696 million Danish kroner

Sales by region
Q2 2018

North America Operations:
26,955 million Danish kroner

USA: 25,830 million Danish kroner

International Operations: 
27,382 million Danish kroner

Region Europe: 10,693 million Danish kroner
Region AAMEO: 6,093 million Danish kroner
Region China: 5,780 million Danish kroner
Region Japan & Korea: 2,741 million Danish kroner
Region Latin America: 2,075 million Danish kroner


Novo Nordisk A/S

Bagsværd, Denmark, 
CVR nr. 24 25 67 90



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