January: Offering expanded

Galenica acquires physicians’ wholesaler Pharmapool through its pharma wholesaler Galexis and expands its offering for selfdispensing physicians.


    February: Minerals

    Adler Schüssler mineral salts become available in Amavita and Sun Store pharmacies; in May, they are stocked by selected Coop Vitality pharmacies too.


      March: IPO announced

      The former Galenica Group announces its plans for the IPO of Galenica Santé, with shares sold at prices ranging from CHF 37 to CHF 39 each.


        April: The bell rings

        On 7 April, Galenica Santé (renamed Galenica Ltd. in May 2017) is listed on the stock exchange as an independent company.


          May: Wound healing

          Having taken over the iconic brands Merfen® and Vita-Merfen®, Vifor Consumer Health officially distributes Merfen® in Switzerland as of May.


            June: Walk-in

            Following the launch of the pilot at Amavita in Adliswil (ZH) in January, the second Aprioris walk-in clinic opens at Sun Store in Lausanne.


              July: 180 years of anniversaries

              2017 is a year of anniversaries:
              10 years of Medifilm,
              20 years of Mediservice,
              60 years of Alloga and
              90 years of Galenica.


                August: Objective confirmed

                Four months on from its IPO, Galenica publishes its first half-year report and can confirm its objectives for 2017.


                  September: Online ordering

                  Following its launch at Coop Vitality in April, Amavita and Sun Store launch the online ordering platform Click & Collect as well.


                    October: Pretty in pink

                    Perskindol® Active launches a limited pink edition, donating CHF 1 per tube sold to “Pink Ribbon Switzerland” for breast cancer prevention.


                      November: Your opinion counts

                      In autumn, Galenica conducts the “Opinio” employee survey. Employee motivation comes in at 75 out of 100 possible points – a very encouraging result.


                        December: Uninterrupted

                        Alloga puts its third cold room into operation. It has a direct docking system for lorries and guarantees an intact transport chain at 2–8°C.