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Press Releases


Aachen, 13. August 2019 – Die Geschäftsführung und der Betriebsrat von Grünenthal haben sich auf ein Maßnahmenpaket geeinigt, um den Forschungs- und Entwicklungsbereich des Unternehmens neu aufzustellen. Die Reorganisation umfasst einen Abbau von 191 Vollzeitstellen in der Forschung und Entwicklung und 10 Vollzeitstellen im Bereich Finance. Betriebsbedingte Kündigungen sollen möglichst vermieden werden. Das Unternehmen plant, den Personalabbau durch interne Versetzungen, Altersteilzeitlösungen und ein Freiwilligenprogramm umzusetzen. Letzteres bietet finanzielle Anreize und externe Beratungsangebote, um Mitarbeiter bei einem Stellenwechsel zu unterstützen.


Madrid, Spain, 12 June 2019 – A pan-European survey initiated by Grünenthal and presented at this year’s annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) in Madrid indicates that gout is being diagnosed late and is not controlled effectively or monitored regularly enough. Despite these significant gaps in the management of the disease, 8 out of 10 patients claim they are satisfied with their current treatment1.


Aachen, Germany, 8 May 2019 – Grünenthal intends to realign its research and development activities. Today, the Corporate Executive Board informed the workforce about the background of the intended changes.


Brussels/Aachen, 2 May 2019 – The European Pain Federation EFIC® and the pharmaceutical company Grünenthal have announced the five research projects that will receive funding as part of the EFIC-Grünenthal Grant (E-G-G). With a total value of €200,000, this biennial grant supports young scientists in their quest to turn creative ideas into research projects that deliver life-changing pain management approaches.


Aachen, Germany, 22 January 2019– Grünenthal announced today that Fabian Raschke has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Member of the Corporate Executive Board. He will assume leadership of Grünenthal’s Finance and IT organisation on 1 February 2019. Fabian currently leads Grünenthal’s Group Controlling and manages over 150 employees, including Finance staff in the affiliates.

Štěpán Kráčala, Head Global Communications, Grünenthal

Štěpán Kráčala

Head Global Communications

Grünenthal GmbH



Phone +49 241 569-1335

E-Mail Stepan.Kracala@grunenthal.com