What we stand for

"The constant development of our employees is based on a modern leadership model and forms the foundation for our company's success."

Holger Dietel

HERMES Arzneimittel Holding

"As a responsible company, we assume social and environmental responsibility in a globally networked market environment."

Jörg Wieczorek

HERMES Arzneimittel Holding

What drives us

Our mission:

With the development of new product solutions as well as an environment- and employee-oriented way of working, we promote your health.

Our opportunity:

We are open to innovation, have the courage to embrace technological development while specifically addressing our customers’ needs.

Our passion:

The skills and commitment of our employees form the basis of our performance strength. As an independent company, we promote a working environment in which individual potential can develop freely.

Our understanding of work:

We maintain extensive partnerships – both with pharmacies, wholesalers and other distribution partners, as well as with industrial customers, suppliers and employees.

Our future:
Actively shaped

We fully exploit success potential by creating a balance between proven factors and forward-looking development opportunities.

We assume social responsibility

Anchoring sustainability in all value chains and taking joint responsibility for a better world.
We follow this principle at HERMES Holding as part of the United Nations Global Compact.

United Nations Global Compact

The UN Global Compact calls on companies around the world to align their strategies and activities with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor standards, the environment and corruption prevention. By joining, we have committed to integrating these principles into our daily actions as a company and to significantly promoting the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Hermes-Johannes-Burges Foundation

With the non-profit Hermes-Johannes-Burges Foundation, we promote research in the fields of preventive medicine and healthcare. Since the foundation was established in 2004, we have already supported numerous projects that meet this foundation purpose.

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Organize help and achieve positive. As part of our HERMES H.O.P.E. aid campaign, we support selected organizations and associations with donations of money or goods and sponsorships.

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Federal Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (BAH)

Since July 2014, Managing Director Jörg Wieczorek has been Chairman of the Board of BAH. The BAH is the pharmaceutical industry association with the largest number of members in Germany. It represents the interests of around 400 member companies, which employ around 80,000 people in Germany.

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Together for a sustainable future

In a variety of fundraising and climate protection campaigns, such as “Handy’s für Hummel, Biene & Co.” (cell phones for bumblebees, bees & co.), we join forces and set an example for environmental protection.

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Social commitment

As part of society, we regularly get involved in charitable projects and support, among other things, the Pink & Blue Ribbon day of action for women’s and men’s health.

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Code of Conduct

Corporate responsibility, adherence to our values and integrity are integral parts of the corporate culture in all areas of the HERMES Group. Our aspiration is to achieve the set corporate goals in a responsible manner, in compliance with all internally and externally applicable rules.

Supply Chain Act

The Due Diligence in Supply Chains Act (also known as the Supply Chain Act, or LkSG for short) is a law designed to strengthen compliance with human rights in global supply chains. As a member of the UN Global Compact and the associated 10 principles and 17 Sustainable Development Goals, we are committed to these values.

declaration of principles – human rights

Whistleblower Protection Act

Adherence to our values and integrity are central to the corporate culture of HERMES Arzneimittel Holding GmbH. It is our aspiration to be socially successful and to meet the needs of our customers while complying with all internal and external rules, guidelines and laws.

Only by working together can we ensure comprehensive compliance and uncover and prevent unlawful behavior, white-collar crime and corruption. Mutual respect and trust define the relationship between our employees and with our business partners.

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Energy management system

We attach particular importance to the careful and efficient use of natural resources. Our ISO 50001-certified energy management system successfully helps minimize our environmental footprint.


In cooperation with Planted, we are planting over 1,200 trees in the HERMES Arzneimittel Holding company forest in Rotter Forst in Rosenheim to compensate our CO₂ footprint and provide new impulses for a climate-stable mixed forest.

Cooperation with Kyocera

Helping people to help themselves – as part of the UN Global Compact initiative, HERMES is already actively supporting some of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals in cooperation with Kyocera, with three projects in Madagascar, Nepal and Kenya.