Celesio AG engages in retail business in the field of pharmaceutical and healthcare. It operates through the following segments: consumer solutions, pharmacy solutions, and others. The consumer solutions segment focuses on patients and consumers relating to retail and mail-order pharmacies services, as well as activities in brand partner shops. The pharmacy solutions segment offers solutions for pharmacists which concentrates on wholesale business with third party customers. The Others segment refers to activities of the ultimate parent and other group functions primarily in the fields of accounting, controlling, treasury, information technology, and consolidation of intra-group activities. The company was founded by Fraz Ludwig Gehe on May 1, 1835 and is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.