Visit to Actavis
Actavis Group is one of the world´s leading players in the development, manufacture and sale of first-class generic pharmaceuticals. The Group has more than 10.000 employees operating in over 40 countries around the globe, including Russia.
Ambassador Jónsson visited the Actavis offices in Moscow on 7 February where he met with Mr. Grigoriy Chudakov (picture, right), Regional Manager for Russia, Ukraine and CIS. Actavis has a long history in Iceland where about 700 people work in manufacture and sales but also in research and development where the majority of the workforce is employed.
In Russia Actavis has a subsidiary with about 500 staff. Actavis is since 2006 a majority shareholder in the Russian factory ZIO Zdorovie.