OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Nordion Inc., a global health science
company that provides market-leading products used for the prevention,
diagnosis and treatment of disease, has been named one of the National Capital Region's Top 25 Employers by Mediacorp Canada, the nation's largest publisher of
employment-related periodicals and online directories. This is the
sixth consecutive year Nordion has received this recognition.
"Nordion's continued recognition as a top employer is a testament to our
greatest asset—our employees," says Nordion's Chief Executive Officer
Steve West. "Our dedicated and performance-driven workforce is the
reason for our successful track record in the health sciences industry
and makes it possible for us to consistently achieve our vision and
central goal—to make a distinctive contribution to the health and
well-being of people around the world."
The National Capital Region's Top Employers is an annual competition recognizing the Ottawa-area employers that
lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers
are evaluated against several criteria including business growth,
employee input and feedback, stimulating work environment, benefits and
compensation programs, as well as training and skills development.
About Nordion Inc.
Nordion Inc. (TSX: NDN) (NYSE: NDZ) is a global health science company
that provides market-leading products used for the prevention,
diagnosis and treatment of disease. We are a leading provider of
medical isotopes, targeted therapies and sterilization technologies
that benefit the lives of millions of people in more than 60 countries
around the world. Our products are used daily by pharmaceutical and
biotechnology companies, medical-device manufacturers, hospitals,
clinics and research laboratories. Nordion has more than 500 highly
skilled employees in three locations. Find out more at www.nordion.com and follow us at http://twitter.com/NordionInc.
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