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Roche (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is recognised as a Top Employer 2021 in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA, January 29, 2021– Recently, the 2021 Top Employers have been announced and Roche (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. has been recognised as a Top Employer in Malaysia.

 

Being certified as a Top Employer showcases an organisation’s dedication to a better world of work and exhibits this through excellent HR policies and people practices.

 

The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on the participation and results of their HR Best Practices Survey. This survey covers 6 HR domains consisting of 20 topics such as People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Well-being and Diversity & Inclusion and more.

 

Top Employers Institute CEO David Plink says: “Despite the challenging year we have experienced (which has certainly made an impact on organisations around the globe), Roche (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. has continued to demonstrate the power of putting their people first in the workplace. We are proud to share this year’s announcement and congratulate the organisations who have been certified in their respective countries through the Top Employers Institute programme.”

 

“2020 has not been an easy one, but we at Roche are continuously improving the quality of life of Malaysian patients while creating a conducive workplace for employees through excellent science and people practices. This certificate awarded by Top Employer showcases that our people are and will always be our greatest asset. Their abilities and contributions are an important key to the success of our entire operation and we wouldn’t have won this award without their dedication and commitment to the organization”, said Lance Duan, the General Manager of Roche (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

 

The programme has certified and recognised more than 1,600 Top Employers in 120 countries/regions across five continents.

 

About Top Employers Institute

 

Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in People Practices. We help accelerate these practices to enrich the world of work. Through the Top Employers Institute Certification Programme, participating companies can be validated, certified and recognised as an employer of choice. Established 30 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified over 1,600 organisations in 120 countries/regions. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of over 7 million employees globally. Top Employers Institute. For a better world of work.

 

About Roche

 

Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche among the leaders in personalised healthcare – a strategy that aims to fit the right treatment to each patient in the best way possible.

 

Roche is one of the world’s largest biotech companies, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and diseases of the central nervous system. Roche is also one of the world leaders in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management.

 

Founded in 1896, Roche continues to search for better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases and make a sustainable contribution to society. The company also aims to improve patient access to medical innovations by working with all relevant stakeholders. Twenty-nine medicines developed by Roche are included in the World Health Organization Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them life-saving antibiotics, antimalarials and cancer medicines. Roche has been recognised as the Group Leader in sustainability within the Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences Industry eight years in a row by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).

 

The Roche Group, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is active in over 100 countries and in 2016 employed more than 94,000 people worldwide. In 2016, Roche invested CHF 9.9 billion in R&D and posted sales of CHF 50.6 billion. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information, please visit www.roche.com.

 

Roche has been present in Malaysia since the 1950s, when the sales and distribution of products was managed by a third-party distributor. Since then, Roche has established its operations to include Roche (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., the pharmaceutical business, Roche Diagnostics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and Roche Services and Solutions APAC hared Service centre. With a total staff strength of over 1,000, Roche has grown into one of the leading healthcare companies in Malaysia that provides holistic healthcare solutions to healthcare practitioners and patients. For more information, please visit www.roche.com.my.

 

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