Sandoz officially certified as Global Top Employer 2021
Top Employers Institute recognizes Sandoz for its exceptional employee offerings globally
Third such annual certification for Sandoz underlines ongoing commitment to attract and keep best talent by building a great place to work
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 - 7:15am
Basel, January 25, 2021 – Sandoz, a Novartis division, is pleased to announce that it has been officially awarded “Global Top Employer 2021” certification for the third year in a row. This year, Sandoz was one of only 16 Top Employers recognized for their outstanding HR policies and practices worldwide by the Top Employers Institute.
Sandoz is certified in 30 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and USA.
The Top Employers Institute program certifies organizations based on the participation and results of their HR Best Practices Survey. This survey covers six HR domains comprising 20 topics including People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Well-being and Diversity & Inclusion and more.
“Global Top Employer certification for Sandoz demonstrates how, by unleashing the power of our people, we continue to make Sandoz an amazing place to work”, said Sandoz CEO Richard Saynor. “To deliver on our Purpose, to pioneer access for patients, we need every employee to believe that Sandoz is where they can work to their full potential.
“I am particularly proud of how our employees rose to the challenge of consistently supplying critical medicines worldwide through the current pandemic, while embracing substantial changes in the way we work.”
“Sandoz is making great progress in our journey towards developing a curious, inspired and ‘unbossed’ company culture,” said Inge Maes, Head Global People & Organization at Sandoz. “As this platform benchmarks HR practices across our industry, it helps our teams fine-tune our journey.’
The Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognizing excellence in People Practices. Through the Top Employers Institute Certification Program, participating companies can be validated, certified and recognized as an employer of choice.
Established 30 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified over 1600 organizations in 120 countries/regions. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of over seven million employees globally.
Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a global leader in generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilars. Our purpose is to pioneer access for patients by developing and commercializing novel, affordable approaches that address unmet medical need. Our ambition is to be the world’s leading and most valued generics company. Our broad portfolio of high-quality medicines, covering all major therapeutic areas, accounted for 2019 sales of USD 9.7 billion.