PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk in the U.S. has been named to the "Working Mother 100 Best Companies" list which recognizes companies for their strong leadership in creating progressive workforce programs regarding advancement of women, flexibility, childcare and paid parental leave. The list is based on employee assessments.
"Welcoming employees' unique perspectives and providing everyone in our organization with the opportunity to reach their full potential are hallmarks of our company culture and we work hard to keep it that way," says Doug Langa, executive vice president, head of North America Operations and president of Novo Nordisk Inc. "They're what helps make us a competitive employer and ignites our team's passion for making a difference for people with serious chronic diseases like diabetes and obesity."
Earlier in this year, Novo Nordisk was recognized for the ninth consecutive year as a "Best Company to Work For" by Great Place to Work® and Fortune. Recently, the company was selected by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as a "Best Workplace for Women".
"This year's winning companies know the value of keeping their employee moms engaged and supported," says Subha Barry, senior vice president & managing director of Working Mother Media. "They use schedule flexibility, paid parental leave and family benefits to ensure that parents can develop meaningful careers while leading satisfying home lives."
The complete list of the 100 Best Companies is featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
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.
About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonniercorp.com), publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute (workingmother.com/wmri), the National Association for Female Executives (nafe.com) and Diversity Best Practices (diversitybestpractices.com) are also units within WMM. WMM's mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest.
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