Getz Pharma was initially set up in 1995 by Getz Brothers & Co. Inc. Getz Brothers & Co. distributes agricultural, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and technical products and consumer goods in more than 23 countries in Asia and has a presence in these markets for the past 89 years.
Getz Brothers & Co. employs more than 5,000 people worldwide, having been founded in 1852 by a Prussian immigrant Joseph Getz and his three brothers in Lower Lake, California. By the 1870s Getz Brothers were marketing medicines, food products, and consumer goods to customers in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Calcutta, and Madras.
At the time of its inception and formation in 1995, Getz Pharma employed 45 people, and had a small revenue base with no international operations. Today Getz Pharma employs over 3,500 highly qualified people and has operations in South Asia, Central Asia, South-East Asia, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. In most of these countries Getz Pharma has a direct presence and is rated as the fastest growing pharmaceutical company.