Our people, culture and values
The greatest strength of Novartis is our people, whose diversity, energy and creativity are crucial to our success. Around the world, we employ 105 533 people1. Approximately one-fifth of our employees work in R&D.
1 101 703 full-time equivalent positions (FTEs)
2 Chart refers to FTEs
3 Relates to FTEs from our Operations unit, excluding production and supply FTEs which are shown separately
Our Values and Behaviors underpin our culture
We encourage Novartis employees to be inspired, curious and unbossed and to act always with integrity.
Engage our people
Strive for patients
Live our purpose
Own your actions
Do what is right