Amgen, established over 35 years ago, is one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, with nearly 20,000 employees in over 100 countries. Founded in Thousand Oaks California in 1980 as Applied Molecular Genetics Inc. Amgen is one of the pioneers of industrial biotechnology.
Amgen opened its European headquarters in Zug, Switzerland in 1989 followed by the Swiss affiliate in 2002. Currently, about 350 employees are employed at two sites, who are engaged in helping patients every day. Every year, millions of patients worldwide with severe or rare diseases benefit from our therapies. Currently, our medicines are used in nephrology, cardiology, haematology, oncology, osteology and inflammatory diseases. You can find more information about the company, career opportunities and current vacancies at www.amgen.ch.