Company Recognized for third Year in a Row as a Great Place to Work
OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Nycomed Canada is proud to be
selected as one of Greater Toronto Area`s (GTA) Top Employers, in a
list announced in today's Toronto edition of the Globe and Mail.
A part of Canada's Top 100 Employer project, the GTA Top Employers is
awarded to companies that provide exceptional workplace environments
for employees based on key areas including physical environment,
culture, community involvement, health, financial and family benefits,
training, vacation and time off. Nycomed was selected as a GTA Top
Employer from over 15,000 companies who were invited to apply.
"Our people and our culture is what drives Nycomed's performance. At
work we try to make a difference every single day, and I believe this
is a reflection of our employees and the culture we have created," says
Mike Egli, President & CEO of Nycomed Canada. "As a team, we have
worked hard to create a work environment that is not only rewarding and
challenging, but also conducive to achieving a balance."
In Mediacorp Canada`s analysis, employers are compared to other
organizations in their field to determine which offers the most
progressive and forward-thinking programs. Nycomed's investment in
their employees, a strong benefit program, employee communications,
performance management, community involvement and training all
contribute to a strong culture aligned to the internal values.
While reflecting on his experience working at Nycomed for almost a year
and a half, Diederik Peters, Sales Effectiveness Consultant in
Nycomed's Sales Training department believes "Nycomed has created an
environment that is the perfect balance between fulfilling career
aspirations and family life. Having worked in this industry for many
years I can honestly say this is the first place that truly lives and
breathes its values. I'm really proud to be part of the Nycomed team."
About Nycomed, A Takeda Company
Nycomed is a Takeda company since end of September 2011. Takeda is a
research-based global company with its main focus on pharmaceuticals.
The combined company has an active commercial presence in the
therapeutic areas of metabolic diseases, gastroenterology, oncology,
cardiovascular health, CNS diseases, inflammatory and immune disorders,
respiratory diseases and pain management.
Takeda's traditional strengths in North America, Japan, and the rest of
Asia, are now complemented by Nycomed's position in Europe and the high
growth emerging markets. The combined company has a presence in more
than 70 countries worldwide, and ranked 12th by global Rx sales, 14th in the BRIC countries and 18th in Europe.
As the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and one of the global
leaders of the industry, Takeda is committed to strive towards better
health for patients worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.
Additional information about Takeda is available through its corporate
SOURCE Nycomed Canada Inc.
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