Merck makes Top 20 Employer list for third year in a row
Merck announced it was named number 11 among the top 20 employers in the global biopharmaceutical industry by Science magazine, a leading peer-reviewed international scientific publication. This is the third year in a row that Merck, including EMD Serono in the United States, has been named to the Top Employer list, improving from its position of number 17 in 2015.
“We are honored that the scientific community has recognized Merck as a leading place to work. Our success as a leader in science and technology is a direct result of the hard work, passion and dedication of our employees,” said Kai Beckmann, member of the Executive Board of Merck and in his role of Chief Administration Officer responsible for Human Resources. “We are committed to creating an environment for our scientists that fosters growth, professional development and a place where intellectually curious people can thrive and grow. Our ranking in the Science Top Employer list exemplifies our continued efforts to strengthen our culture in a way that accelerates value not only for our employees, but for society as a whole.”
Merck ranks highly across the characteristics of ‘employees treated with respect’, ‘work culture values aligned’ and ‘has loyal employees’.
The Science and Science Careers’ 2016 annual Top Employers Survey polled 5,984 employees in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and related industries to determine the 20 best employers in these industries, as well as their driving characteristics. Respondents to the web-based survey were asked to rate companies based on 23 characteristics.
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