key facts

Lilly 1923
  • Eli Lilly and Company was founded in the United States of America in Indiana, Indianapolis on 10th May 1876, more than 140 years ago.
  • Lilly South Africa was established in 1938.
  • The company employs approximately 41,000 people worldwide.
  • Approximately more than 9,000 employees are engaged in research and development (R&D) in facilities located in eight countries.
  • Lilly‘s medicines are produced at Lilly manufacturing plants in 13 countries.
  • Lilly‘s medicines are marketed in 120 countries.