Alfasigma are the new manfacturers of VSL#3 Probiotics
They purchased Sigma Tau VSL#3 Distribution
Their press release in Bologna, Italy on May 18th 2015 reads ….. Alfasigma is Born the New Italian Pharmaceutical Entity with Strong International Presence
They start off by telling us that over the previous days priori to the press release that the transfer into the newholding company called Alfasigma of the whole pharmaceutical activities and subsidiaries belonging to both Alfa Wassermann and Sigma -Tau which are two of the most well recognized Italian Pharmaceutical companies that have a strong international presence, had been fulfilled.
They explain how it would be overseeing both companies as well as being involved in setting their strategic and development guidelines.
They explain that the major share holders ie 75% of the company is owned by the Golinelli family. Then about 20% of Alfasigma is owned by some members of the Cavazza family. Intesa Sanpaolo a shareholder of previous company Sigma -Tau has taken the 5% left.
The honorary president of Alfasigma is Marino Golinelli who is the founder of Alfa Wassermann. Stefano Golinelli is named Chairman. Andrea Golinelli has the roll of Vice President. Giampaolo Girotti as named as Chief Executive Officer. He is the one who has direct responsibility over the two companies and also their related subsidiaries.
They play an important roll in the Intalian Pharma environment. They rank amongst the top five companies relating to over the counter and drugs that require prescriptions.
Alfasigma’s goal is to achieve further growth for both the Italian and the International markets as they will be adding more resources to both R&D and to in manufacture.
To date, Alfasigma is already present in 18 countriesinternationally. They have about 2,800 employees. About 1,840 worki in Italy and the other 960 in other countries.