Celesio AG becomes McKesson Europe AG

The shareholders of the pharmaceutical wholesale and retail company had approved the renaming with an overwhelming majority during this year’s Annual General Meeting on 10 August 2017. As of today, the company appears visibly with a new brand identity.

With its new name McKesson Europe AG, former Celesio AG illustrates its shared identity with McKesson Corporation both internally and externally. With the common and consistent brand image, McKesson Europe AG will strengthen its company culture and improve collaboration, while continuing to deliver the same great services its customers have come to know and trust.

Every day, the company’s 39,000 employees serve more than two million consumers across 8,100 owned and banner retail pharmacies. Additionally, McKesson Europe’s 117 pharmaceutical wholesale locations deliver medicines and supplies to more than 55,000 pharmacies and hospitals throughout Europe. 380 employees work in the head office of McKesson Europe AG in Stuttgart/Germany.

The majority shareholder of McKesson Europe AG is McKesson Corporation, San Francisco/USA, a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information technology. McKesson Corporation is currently ranked 5th on the FORTUNE 500 (USA).