Barry O’Leary, CEO at IDA Ireland said: “We welcome the decision by Novartis, a key strategic IDA client, to establish a Business Services Centre at their Novartis Beech Hill Campus in Dublin.”

Novartis is the world’s second largest pharmaceutical company and has significant existing operations in Ireland.

Nine of the top ten global and 25 of the top 50 global pharmaceutical companies have operations in Ireland - predominantly involved in development and manufacturing (D+M).

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