Biocon: Among world's top pharma employers

Biocon is the only Asian company to be featured in the list of top 20 companies across the globe.


Bengaluru, September 24, 2012:  The Bangalore-based biotechnology firm, Biocon has been named as one of the Top 20 Pharma employers across the globe in the pharma sector by 'Science' magazine. As per the ‘2012 Top Biotech and pharma employers survey’, Biocon featured on the 19th position and it is the only Asian firm to be featured in the top 20.


"We are in the distinguished company of leading global Biotech companies and we will wear this badge of honour with a sense of leadership and responsibility that will enable us to take greater strides to move up the leader board," said Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon.


Some of the criteria included loyalty of employees and quality of work done. "The Biocon employer brand has been growing stronger with each passing year, and our increased success in attracting and retaining top talent in the sector is a testimony to this," said Ravi C Dasgupta, Head – HR, Biocon.


It may be noted here that the US-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals topped the list. 


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