Biocon Ranked Among Global Top Ten Biotech Employers

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Biocon Ranked Among Global Top Ten Biotech Employers; The only Asian Company to Feature in 2016 Rankings
Biocon moves up to No. 9 from No. 13 last year 

Biocon Ranked Among Global Top Ten Biotech Employers 

Biocon Ltd (BSE code: 532523, NSE: BIOCON), Asia's premier biopharmaceuticals company, announced today that it has been ranked among the world’s Top Ten Employers in Biotechnology, according to an annual survey conducted by Science/Science Careers magazine. The Company has moved up to No. 9 in ‘Science 2016 Top Employer’ ranking from No. 13 last year. Biocon is the only Company from Asia to feature on this prestigious List.

According to the comprehensive 2016 Web-based survey of nearly 6,000 respondents, Biocon’s ranking is based on Key Attributes such as 'innovative leader in the industry’, 'is socially responsible’ and 'has a clear vision.’

Biocon Chairperson & Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw said, “We are delighted to be ranked among the ‘Top Ten Global Biotech Employers’ by Science Magazine. This is a recognition of Biocon’s high quality talent aligned with the vision of innovation led enterprise that is also socially responsible. It is a proud moment for all of us and a great motivation to keep pushing the boundaries to provide affordable access to therapies that can impact global health.”

She added: “We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest strength and our work culture of unconventional thinking, focus on excellence, freedom of speech and high degree of empowerment instils confidence and a high sense of ownership in our people which drives them to make a difference.”

Science 2016 Top Employer survey stated, “When asked what makes the best companies the best, employees noted that the top firms operate as meritocracies, possess adequate resources, have trusted brands, and are responsive to stakeholders. Companies exhibiting these qualities include the rest of this year’s top 10 employers: Vertex Pharmaceuticals (No. 5), Novozymes (No. 6), Genentech (No. 7), Alexion Pharmaceuticals (No. 8), Biocon (No. 9), and Roche (No. 10).” For more information, please follow http://bit.ly/2fbunoc

Top 20 Employers for 2016:
2016 Rank
2015 Rank
Employer (Global headquarters)
Innovative leader in the industry
Treat employees with respect
Has loyal employees
Work culture values aligned
Is socially responsible
Has clear vision
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2
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (Tarrytown, NY)
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Novo Nordisk (Bagsvaerd, Denmark)
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Moderna Therapeutics (Cambridge, MA)
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11
Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, IN)

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5
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Boston, MA)
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Novozymes (Bagsvaerd, Denmark)
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Genentech (South San Francisco, CA)
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals (New Haven, CT)
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9
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Biocon (Bangalore, India)
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10
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Roche-excluding Genentech (Basel, Switzerland)

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11
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Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany)

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AbbVie (North Chicago, IL)
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9
Monsanto Company (Creve Coeur, MO)


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14
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Syngenta (Basel, Switzerland)


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15
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Abbott (Abbott park, IL)

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Boehringer Ingelheim (Ingelheim, Germany)

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17
12
Celgene Corporation (Summit, NJ)


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Bayer (Leverkusen, Germany)
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19
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Novartis (Basel, Switzerland)
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20
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Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, NJ)
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