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Allergan is a global health care company that uses specialized technology to make positive leaps in therapeutic advances, particularly in the medical dermatology, eye care, women’s health, and neuroscience sectors. The company philosophy is that diversification and focus are the keys to providing patients and physicians with the latest and best medical technology. They are backed by a strong research and development (R&D) facility, have a reliable global infrastructure, and are considered to be one of the more specialized pharmaceutical companies in the world. More than 50 percent of the Allergan workforce is situated in sales or R&D. Allergan was acquired by another company, Actavis, on March 17, 2015, creating a combined company valued at about $23 billion. The combined company is headquartered in Parsippany, ...

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