About Lonza 

Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. We harness science and technology to create products that support safer and healthier living and that enhance the overall quality of life.

Not only are we a custom manufacturer and developer, Lonza also offers services and products ranging from active pharmaceutical ingredients and stem-cell therapies to drinking water sanitizers, from the vitamin B3 compounds and personal care ingredients to agricultural products, and from industrial preservatives to microbial control solutions that combat dangerous viruses, bacteria and other pathogens. 

Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, Lonza today is a well-respected global company with more than 40 major manufacturing and R&D facilities and approximately 10,000 full-time employees worldwide. The company generated sales of CHF 4.13 billion in 2016 and is organized into two market-focused segments: Pharma&Biotech and Specialty Ingredients. 



Richard Ridinger Chief Executive Officer
Sven Abend Chief Operating Officer
Marc Funk Chief Operating Officer
Fridtjof Helemann Chief Human Resources Officer 
Rodolfo Savitzky Chief Financial Officer

Major Sites

Atlanta, GA (USA) Visp, Switzerland
Charleston, TN (USA) Kempton Park, Republic of South Africa
Kouřim, Czech Republic Nansha, China
Porriño, Spain Portsmouth, NH (USA)
Rochester, NY (USA) Salto, Brasil
Slough, United Kingdom Suzhou, China
Tuas, Singapore Williamsport, PA (USA)
Walkersville, MD (USA)