Bangalore based biotechnology firm Biocon has been named by ‘Science’ magazine as one of the top 20 employers in global pharma sector. The 2012 Top Biotech and pharma employers survey, has rankled Biocon in the 19 thposition and it is the only Asian firm to be in the top 20.
“We are in the distinguished company of leading global Biotech companies and we will wear this badge of honour with a sense of leadership and responsibility that will enable us to take greater strides to move up the leader board,” said MD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.
Some of the criteria included loyalty of employees and quality of work done. . “The Biocon employer brand has been growing stronger with each passing year, and our increased success in attracting and retaining top talent in the sector is a testimony to this,” said Ravi C Dasgupta, HR Head of the company
US-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals topped the list .
News source: The Economic Times