Company Recognized for Fifth Year in a Row as a Great Place to Work
OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - After fierce competition, Takeda Canada is
honoured to be selected for the fifth year in a row as one of Greater Toronto
Area`s (GTA) Top Employers, which was announced today in the Toronto edition
of the Globe and Mail.
A part of Canada's Top 100 Employer project, the GTA Top Employers are
compared with other organizations in their field to determine which offers the
most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Takeda was selected as a GTA
Top Employer from over 15,000 companies who were invited to apply.
"At Takeda, investing in our employees is a top priority and goes beyond the
traditional benefit packages," said Mike Egli, President and CEO of Takeda
Canada. "Winning the GTA TOP Employers award for the fifth time reinforces
what we have worked so hard to create - a culture based on strong values and
an environment that is rewarding, challenging and balanced - making Takeda the
place where people want to work."
The GTA Top Employers is awarded to organizations that provide exceptional
workplace environments and is based on eight criteria, including physical
workplace (e.g., on-site gyms and lounges); work atmosphere and social events;
health, financial and family benefits; vacation, and time off; employee
communications; performance management; training and skills development; and
Takeda places a strong emphasis on employee programs. For instance, Takeda
has an exceptional health and benefit program, which includes assistance to
parents who adopt. Parents are offered a generous subsidy to help cover the
cost of adoption. Takeda also invests heavily in employee communications,
performance management, community involvement and training, which all
contribute to a strong culture that is aligned to internal values.
While reflecting on her experience working at Takeda for over three years,
Renata Poljak, Marketing Coordinator said "Takeda truly stands out as an
organization that puts employees first in so many ways. It is an organization
that actually practices what it preaches when it comes to investing in
employees - it is the first place I have worked that lives and breathes its
About Takeda Canada
Takeda Canada, located in Oakville, Ontario, is Canada marketing's and sales
organization of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.
As the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and a leader in the global
industry, Takeda's mission is to strive toward better health for patients
worldwide through leading innovation in medicine. It has a commercial presence
covering around 70 countries, with particular strength in Asia, North America,
Europe and fast-growing emerging markets including Latin America, Russia-CIS
and China. Takeda is ranked 12th by global Rx sales, 14th in the BRIC
countries and 18th in Europe.Areas of focus include cardiovascular and
metabolic diseases, immunology and respiratory diseases, oncology and central
nervous system diseases, among others. Through the integration of Millennium
Pharmaceuticals and Nycomed, Takeda has been transforming itself, broadening
its therapeutic expertise and geographic outreach.
Additional information about Takeda Canada is available through its website,
Jeanne Menard Corporate Communications Takeda Canada Inc.
email@example.com Tel: 905-469-5432
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