In 2012, Chiesi Germany was able to further increase on the previous years’ success: total sales were kept at a high level, reaching a total of 109.9 million euro, up by 8.3% compared to 2011, and therefore securing a top-five position in the German respiratory market.
Foster maintained its well-established lead as the key driver for growth, reaching 64.6 million euro and a market share of 22.4% in the fix-combo-market. Besides Foster, sales of which were up by 20.6% on 2011, Forair also went beyond expectations by reaching +13.3% versus 2011. Overall, the total sales of products promoted by the sales force account for 78% of total company turnover.
As of December 2012, Chiesi Germany is now headed by Dr. Kai Joachimsen, who took over from Thomas Gauch, assigned Head of North & Central Europe. The Company is prepared to focus on the successful launch of Foster NEXThaler DPI to ensure that growth continues and the company’s position in the respiratory market is further strengthened.