PLAINSBORO, N.J., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk in the U.S. has ranked #73 on the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list, marking the ninth consecutive year it has been recognized as a leading workplace. Novo Nordisk's selection underscores the passion its employees have for wanting to improve patients' lives and make a difference in the communities where they live and work.
The list, now in its 20th year, is based on employee ratings of their workplace culture, including the degree of support for their personal and professional lives, honesty and quality of communication by managers, and the authenticity of relationships with colleagues.
"Our business is focused on developing innovative medicines and the culture we create directly impacts our success," said Doug Langa, senior vice president and head of North America Operations. "We recognize it's our people who ultimately enable us to deliver life-saving medicines that improve the lives of patients."
"Congratulations to the 2017 100 Best," said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. "These leading companies are at the vanguard of a new business frontier, where organizations know they have to develop the full human potential of all their employees. They are working to build Great Places to Work For All, which are better for business, better for people and better for the world."
Throughout the past year, Novo Nordisk was also recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as a best workplace for Millennials, Giving Back, Women and Diversity and Inclusion.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.
About Novo Nordisk:
Novo Nordisk is a global health care company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: hemophilia, growth disorders and obesity. With U.S. headquarters in Plainsboro, N.J., Novo Nordisk Inc. has nearly 5,000 employees in the United States. For more information, visit novonordisk.us or follow us on Twitter: @novonordiskus.
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