Apotex Inc. is a Canadian pharmaceutical corporation. Founded in 1974 by Barry Sherman, the company is the largest producer of generic drugs in Canada, with annual sales exceeding CA$1 billion. By 2016, Apotex employed over 10,000 people as one of Canada’s largest drug manufacturers, with over 300 products selling in over 115 countries.
Revenues were about CA$1.19 billion annually. Apotex manufactures and distributes generic medications for a range of diseases and health conditions that include cancer, diabetes, high cholesterol, glaucoma, infections and blood pressure.