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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is engaged in discovering, developing, manufacturing, and commercializing small molecule drugs for patients with serious diseases in specialty markets. The company focuses on developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF); and advancing other research and early-stage development programs. It markets KALYDECO to treat patients of six years of age and older with CF who have specific genetic mutations in their cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance (CFTR) regulator gene in the United States, European Union, and Canada. The company also provides INCIVEK in the United States and Canada for the treatment of adults with genotype 1 hepatitis C virus infection, as well as markets telaprevir in other international markets. In addition, it is developing Ivacaftor in combination with CFTR corrector compounds, which has completed Phase III development program; and evaluating VX-661, a second investigational CFTR corrector, in combination with ivacaftor in Phase II clinical development. The company identifies and develops next-generation CFTR corrector compounds that evaluate in regimens combining ivacaftor with two CFTR corrector compounds. Further, it is involved in various other research and early-stage development programs, including programs in the areas of oncology, multiple sclerosis, and other serious and rare diseases. The company sells its products principally to major and selected regional wholesalers and specialty pharmacy providers in North America, as well as government-owned and supported customers in Europe. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

1,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/11/14
Founded in 1989

vertex pharmaceuticals inc (VX1) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $583.0K
Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $553.8K
Special Counsel to the Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $465.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Announces Executive Changes

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced that effective January 20, 2015, Kenneth L. Horton transitioned from his role as the executive vice president and chief legal officer to a role as special counsel to chief executive officer. In his new role, Horton is no longer an executive officer of the company.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Could Be The Target For Shire

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NasdaqGS:VRTX) could be the possible target for the Shire plc (LSE:SHP) next acquisition, Bloomberg said.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Provides Revenue Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated provided revenue guidance for the full year of 2015. In 2015, the company expects significant revenue growth, the expansion of KALYDECO. Again the company is giving guidance of $560 million to $580 million, a 20% to 25% increase over the $460 million that the company expects to record this year.


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