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Jones Pharma Inc.

Division of Pfizer Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Jones Medical
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Jefferson Gregory, Pres.
    Judith A Jones, EVP, Treas.
    Michael T Bramblett, EVP, Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Jones Pharma Inc.
    Phone: (314) 576-6100
    1945 Craig Rd.
    P.O. Box 46903 St. Louis, MO 63146