Sonic Healthcare is one of the world´s largest medical diagnostics companies. It provides extensive laboratory medicine/pathology services to physicians, hospitals and their patients and is structured as a medically-led federation of diagnostic practices. With its head-offices in Sydney, NSW, Sonic Healthcare employs more than 26,000 people in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Belgium and the U.S.

Sonic established a European head-office in Berlin, Germany, in early 2011 to more closely co-ordinate its local activities, particularly in Germany where Sonic is the largest Australian employer. More than 100 pathologists and PhD scientists as well as more than 4,000 staff are employed in 30 laboratory sites around the country.

The company is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: SHL).