Thursday February 20, 2020

Alexion investment to double Athlone workforce

Biopharmaceutical firm expects to employ 500 in Ireland by end-2019

7th July, 2016
Alexion and Icon chiefs Julie O'Neill and Ciaran Murray honoured as UCD Business Alumni of the Year. Pic: Conor Healy Photography  

“Ireland is a key location for Alexion’s global operations and we are committed to further developing our manufacturing facilities in the country to support increasing production needs of our highly innovative and life-transforming therapies,” said Julie O'Neill, Alexion's vice-president of global operations.

Alexion has been in Athlone since 2014. The company is also currently constructing a large-scale bulk biologics manufacturing facility at its Dublin site in College Park. Between its facilities...

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