RedHill Biopharma Ltd. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of late clinical-stage, proprietary drugs for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. It operates through two segments: Commercial Operations and Research & Development. The Commercial Operations segment covers all areas relating to the commercial sales and operating expenses directly related to that activity and is being performed by the Company's U.S. subsidiary. The Research and Development segment includes all activities related to the research and development of therapeutic candidates and is being performed by the Company. The company was founded by Dror Ben-Asher and Ori Shilo on August 3, 2009 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.