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Logo Baxter International Inc
Produces and supplies specialized medical products including biopharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Baxter International, Inc. provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; biosurgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services.

Its products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctor's offices and by patients at home under physician supervision.

It operates through the following segments: Hospital Products and Renal.

The Hospital Products segment intravenous IV solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products.

This segment also provides products and services related to pharmacy compounding, drug formulation.

The Renal segment provides products and services to treat end-stage renal disease, or irreversible kidney failure and acute kidney injuries.

This segment offers a comprehensive portfolio to meet the needs of patients across the treatment continuum, including technologies and therapies for peritoneal dialysis, in-center hemodialysis, home HD, continuous renal replacement therapy and additional dialysis services.

Baxter International was founded by Davis Baxter in 1931 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

Number of employees : 50 000 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Medical Products9,97259.8%---
BioScience6,69940.2%---
Hospital Products--6,17962%-
Renal--3,78938%-
Sales per Regions
20142015Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States7,01542.1%4,00140.1% -42.97%
Europe5,13630.8%2,77427.8% -45.99%
Asia-Pacific2,61915.7%1,97219.8% -24.7%
Latin America and Canada1,90111.4%1,22112.2% -35.77%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
José Almeida532015Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Scott Pleau-2016Vice President-Operations
James K. Saccaro432014Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
Paul E. Martin-2011Chief Information Officer & Vice President
Marcus Schabacker MD, PhD522011Chief Scientific Officer
John D. Forsyth682003Independent Director
Robert Parkinson652004Chairman-Emeritus
Thomas T. Stallkamp, MBA692000Lead Independent Director
Albert P. L. Stroucken682004Independent Director
James R. Gavin III, MD702003Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 683,501,515 542,041,004 79.3% 139,581,579 20.4% 79.3%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Third Point LLC 51,901,767 9.54%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 31,359,938 5.77%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 25,259,724 4.64%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc. 18,807,397 3.46%
State Farm Investment Management Corp. 12,725,794 2.34%
Wellington Management Co. LLP 12,331,280 2.27%
Veritas Asset Management LLP 9,289,142 1.71%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc. 8,864,966 1.63%
BlackRock Advisors LLC 7,540,949 1.39%
Invesco Advisers, Inc. 7,086,986 1.30%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. 395,1304.38%1,817,598 USD
Sector
Healthcare
Healthcare Services
 Healthcare Equipment & Supplies
  Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution
   Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution - NEC
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Sector Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution - NEC
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Sector Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution - NEC
Baxter International Inc : Connections
Baxter International, Inc.
One Baxter Parkway
Deerfield, IL 60015-4625

Phone : +1.847.948.2000
Fax : +1.847.948.3642
Web : www.baxter.com
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