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Division of CSL Ltd.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Blood & Coagulation Disorders & Products
  • Immune Disorders
  • Wound Healing & Tissue Repair
  • Alias(es)
  • Centeon LLC
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • CSL Ltd.
  • Senior Management
  • Ruedi E Waeger, PhD, CEO
    Henri F Mura, Chief Mktg. Officer
    James Fickenscher, Dir., Bus. Dev.
    Ulrich Delvos, MD, PhD, SVP, R&D & CSO
  • Contact Info
  • Aventis Behring LLC
    Phone: (610) 878-4000
    1020 First Ave.
    King of Prussia, PA 19406-1310