Takeda Vietnam wins award of 2022 Best Workplace in Asia by Great Place to Work

September, 14/2022 - 18:22
Takeda Vietnam has prevailed over thousands of organizations to win the award of 2022 Best Workplace in Asia by Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture. Takeda was ranked 23rd place under the Multinational category for the Asia list. The 2022 Best Workplaces in Asia list is based on over one million survey responses across Asia and the Middle East, representing the experience of more than 4.7 million employees in the region.

This recognition is based on confidential survey data assessing employee experiences of trust, innovation, company values and leadership. Companies are also evaluated on how well they are creating a For All workplace experience, inclusive of all employees no matter who they are or what they do.

The Best Workplaces in Asia show that investing in people is a proven path to business success. Those that can create a fair work environment that fills employees with pride will outperform the competition. 

Katharina Geppert, Country Manager of Takeda Vietnam, commenting on this achievement said: “We are incredibly proud to be recognized for the unique culture that we continuously strive to foster among our employees and within every aspect of our business. It is a philosophy that we live and breathe ever since we began our operations over 240 years ago.”

Takeda Vietnam is a biopharmaceutical company present globally, dedicated to improving patient lives through an access-first approach, delivering highly innovative, life-transforming treatments to patients. With the mission to be a long-term trusted healthcare partner, providing innovative medicines and solutions to address healthcare challenges in Vietnam, Takeda fosters a diverse, equitable, inclusive, open and collaborative working environment in which employees can contribute, perform and grow as individuals.  

Katharina Geppert added: “All benefits at Takeda Vietnam are made with care. We aim to create an exceptional people experience, offering a comprehensive range of benefits to meet the unique and diverse needs of our people, while continuously emphasizing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) as part of our people strategy. We believe Diversity provides the potential for greater innovation and creativity, while Inclusion helps the company realize the business benefits of this potential. This enables every employee to be heard, recognised, and feel cared for.”

Igor Gomes, Cluster Head of Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines & Singapore, shared: “The two recognitions received in less than a year reaffirms our commitment to continuously build Takeda as a great place to work and a workplace that empowers all our employees to bring their best self to work daily. The recognition received by the Vietnam team is a testament to our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as part of the people strategy.”

In alignment with the global vision of “Better Health, Brighter Future” for its employees, Takeda Vietnam focuses on health and welfare with the top health care program for individuals and families, vaccine for employees, COVID family support program, and physical and mental health program for employees as well. The company celebrates a culture of appreciation and pays attention to work-life balance by providing a flexibly working arrangement and hybrid working policies and a Friday half-day off. Moreover, the company adds more days for employees to spend more time on themself and family on special occasions. 

Takeda commits to people development as the company aspires to cultivate and maintain lifelong learning and an inclusive environment, where every employee is encouraged to grow and perform to their full potential.

Quynh Hoang, Takeda Vietnam’s Senior HR Manager, said: “Takeda is an outstanding place to work where I am blessed to work with an amazing team and we genuinely have a warm affection for each other and a supportive, welcoming environment. They prize collaboration good work ethics and truly put patients above all else. It is a great place to both contribute and grow professionally and personally. Together, we continue to improve our people’s strategies to create a truly pleasant and desired workplace”.

In May, Takeda Vietnam was ranked 4th place in the list of 2022 Vietnam Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work ASEAN & ANZ for its commitment to continuously striving for an “Exceptional People Experience”, promoting individual growth and making Takeda Vietnam a truly inspiring and purposeful place to work. 

About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discovering and delivering life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving the quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries.

Takeda Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City is a representative office of Takeda Pharmaceuticals (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd.

For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com.   

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