Celesio AG operates as a wholesale and retail company, which also engages in the provision of logistics, and services to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector. It operates through Consumer Solutions, and Pharmacy Solutions divisions. The Consumer Solutions division is aimed at patients and consumers and mainly comprised of the pharmacy business. The Pharmacy Solutions division serves pharmacies and is primarily concerned with the wholesale activities of the group. The company was founded by Fraz Ludwig Gehe on May 1, 1835 and is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.