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Minister Ebrahim Patel opens Aspen’s world class general anaesthetic manufacturing line

Gqeberha, South Africa – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, earlier today hosted the Honorable Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr Ebrahim Patel who officially opened Aspen’s world class general anaesthetics production line at its Gqeberha-based flagship manufacturing site. This manufacturing capability will convert Aspen’s Gqeberha facility into one of the largest manufacturing…

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Aspen increases revenue from continuing operations by 12% to R37,8 billion

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, is pleased to report the following salient financial results for the year ended 30 June 2021: Revenue from continuing operations increased by 12% to R37,8 billion (June 2020: R33,7 billion*); Normalised EBITDA from continuing operations increased by 3% to…

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Stephen Saad discusses the J&J vaccine release with eNCA’s Sally Burdett

Aspen confirmed on 26 July 2021 that the first supplies to South Africa of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, from the new API source located in Europe, were being released to Johnson & Johnson from its flagship Gqeberha-based manufacturing site. These vaccines will be further distributed throughout South Africa in line with the various…

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Aspen confirms release of Covid-19 vaccines to Johnson & Johnson for supply to South Africa

Durban, South Africa – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, is pleased to confirm that the first supplies to South Africa of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, from the new API source located in Europe, will be released to Johnson & Johnson from its flagship Gqeberha-based manufacturing site later today. These vaccines will…

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Aspen statement on manufacture and supply of COVID-19 vaccines

Durban – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, was extremely disappointed to learn over the past weekend that specific batches of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine manufactured at our Gqeberha production site and designated for the South African market have to be destroyed due to the Good Manufacturing Practice risk of isolated material…

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French National Order of Merit conferred on Aspen’s Stephen Saad

Pretoria – The Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Mérite (Knight of the French National Order of Merit) was bestowed upon Stephen Saad, Aspen’s Group Chief Executive, at the University of Pretoria earlier today.  The national order, originally announced on 11 March 2019, was presented by President Emmanuel Macron at a small event with limited guests…

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Aspen pledges its support for equitable vaccine access for Africa

Pretoria, South Africa – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, earlier today participated in a high-level manufacturing seminar on manufacturing vaccines in Africa, hosted by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Aspen Joins South Africa in Mourning Dr Sindi Van Zyl

Aspen joins the country and the medical fraternity in mourning the passing of Dr Sindi van Zyl, a dedicated and significant contributor to our country’s healthcare system. Dr Van Zyl will always be remembered for her ongoing involvement in helping our country in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic as a compassionate doctor and, an HIV clinician.…

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VIDEOS – Stephen Saad’s address on the occasion of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit at our Sterile Facility in the Eastern Cape

Stephen Saad’s address on the occasion of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit at our Sterile Facility in the Eastern Cape at which time he announced the agreement reached with Johnson & Johnson to supply 250 million covid-19 vaccines to Africa, with 30 million being for South Africa

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PRESS RELEASE – Aspen welcomes President Ramaphosa and his delegation to Aspen’s world class sterile manufacturing facility

Gqeberha, South Africa – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, earlier today hosted President Cyril Ramaphosa and an accompanying government delegation at its flagship manufacturing site in the Eastern Cape. Aspen has invested in excess of R3.0 billion at this sterile manufacturing site, the single largest investment in the pharmaceutical industry in South Africa. The new…

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