Takeda's Deerfield Campus Ranked Among Chicago's Top 100 Workplaces in 2012

 Takeda's Deerfield Campus Ranked Among Chicago's Top 100 Workplaces in 2012

Company's best-in-class benefits support Takeda's ranking in Chicago's
business community

PR Newswire

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 13, 2012

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A.,
Inc. and Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc. today announced the
Chicago Tribune has listed Takeda's Deerfield campus among Chicago's Top 100
Workplaces. The Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces is a list of the best places
to work in the Chicago area based on anonymous feedback from employees of
participating companies. Takeda's Deerfield campus was ranked based on strong
workplace values and ethics, competitive benefits package, extensive employee
training opportunities, confidence in leadership and other positive workplace

"I'm proud that Takeda cares – not only about the patients we serve, but also
about the people who work here," said Laurene Giagnorio, vice president of
human resources and administration. "We are honored to be recognized as one of
Chicago's Top Workplaces and will continue to foster an environment where
people can do their best work."

In addition to offering challenging, rewarding work, Takeda supports teams at
its Deerfield campus by providing a state-of-the-art work environment
featuring natural-light-filled, environmentally friendly, LEED-certified
offices. The Deerfield campus also features employee-friendly amenities
including a professionally staffed indoor fitness center, outdoor walking and
running trails, an award-winning onsite childcare center and an onsite
cafeteria serving an international menu using fresh, locally sourced produce.
Takeda helps people grow in their careers through tuition reimbursement,
online learning opportunities, and leadership development, including regular,
collaborative career discussions between managers and their teams. The company
also supports its staff's families through flexible options including
compressed workweeks, job-share programs and adoption assistance.

Takeda was also a recipient of the 2012 Sloan Award for Excellence in
Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility. The Sloan Awards are part of When
Work Works, a research-based initiative by the Chicago Chamber of Commerce
designed to highlight how flexible workplaces can yield positive business
results and help employees succeed at work and at home. Additionally in 2012,
Takeda was named one of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work
For™ in recognition of delivering exceptional human resources practices and an
impressive commitment to their employees.

About Takeda in the Chicagoland Area

As a science and evidence-based company with a strong presence in Deerfield,
Ill., Takeda is committed to contributing to the health of patients worldwide
and supporting the community and the environment. Takeda Pharmaceuticals
U.S.A., Inc. and Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc. are
subsidiaries of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, the largest
pharmaceutical company in Japan. The respective companies currently market
metabolic, gout, gastroenterology, renal, and central nervous system
treatments and seek to bring innovative products to patients. To learn more
about these Takeda companies, visit www.takeda.us.

Elissa J. Johnsen
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, Inc.

SOURCE Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

Website: http://www.takeda.us
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