Top Pharmaceutical Companies

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ABBVIE INC

AbbVie is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a range of pharmaceutical products. Its products are focused on treating conditions, such as chronic autoimmune diseases in rheumatology, gastroenterology and dermatology; oncology, including blood cancers; among others. AbbVie is one of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. The ranking is based on survey responses from more than 310,000 employees rating their workplace culture on 50-plus elements of the workplace.

 

AMGEN

Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers various human therapeutics. It operates in the human therapeutics segment and focuses its research and development on human therapeutics for the treatment of serious illness in the areas of oncology/hematology, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, bone health, nephrology and neuroscience. Amgen is ranked #51 overall and #4 in the Drugs & Biotechnology category on Forbes Magazine’s inaugural America’s Best Employers for Diversity list. They are also included on Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list for 2018.

 

BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB

Bristol Myers Squibb is engaged in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of biopharmaceutical products. Employee Resource Group for Latinos called Organization for Latino Achievement (OLA) enhances business performance by supporting our company’s objectives while simultaneously providing a platform to increase cultural awareness. The group also fosters an understanding of how Latinos can add value to our business, provides networking and leadership development opportunities.

 

ELI LILLY & CO.

Eli Lilly discovers, develops, manufactures and markets products in two segments: human pharmaceutical products and animal health products. The human pharmaceutical business segment sells medicines, which are discovered or developed by its scientists. Its animal health business segment operates through the Company's Elanco division, which develops, manufactures and markets products for both food animals and companion animals. Eli Lilly was ranked No. 6 in DiversityInc.'s Top 50 Companies for Diversity. They were also awarded the Women's Choice Award for Best Places to Work for Millenials and Women.

 

ROCHE HOLDINGS

Roche is the world's largest biotech company. They have been at the forefront of cancer research and treatment for over 50 years, with medicines for breast, skin, colon, ovarian, lung and numerous other cancers. Roche has a force of about 94,000 people working together across 100 countries. Diversity and Inclusion is highly important for Roche. The company makes sure that it also includes women. Women make a total of 49% of the total workforce. Roche was ranked No. 71 in Forbes list of America's Best Employers.

 

GILEAD SCIENCES INC.

Gilead's portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular conditions. Gileados is an employee resource group (ERG) whose members are committed to embracing, fostering and sharing the multifaceted Latino culture within their professional communities, with the goal of enhancing recruitment and retention of diverse talent across Gilead. Women At Gilead is another ERG that helps to ensure that every woman in the workplace is valued, empowered and given ample professional opportunities.

 

JOHNSON & JOHNSON

Johnson & Johnson is engaged in the research and development, manufacturing and sale of a range of products in the healthcare field. Their research facilities are located in the United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The Latino ERG was included in the 2017 Top Five ERG list by Latina Style Magazine. They have partnered up with organizations like the National Hispanic Medical Association, Prospanica, Unidos US, USHCC, among others.

 

MERCK & CO.

Merck and Co. is global healthcare company that offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services and Alliances. Merck & Co. was ranked No.41 in Forbes' list of America's Largest Public Companies. Merck continuously partners up with UNICEF with campaigns, employee matching gifts and in-kind product donations. Employees also have an opportunity to connect with others through the Merck Hispanos Organizations.

 

NOVARTIS AG

Novartis has the mission to discover and develop innovative healthcare products, targeting unmet medical needs. Novartis medicines reach nearly 1 billion people each year. In 2017, access-to-healthcare programs reached nearly 46 million patients with Novartis products and nearly 15 million people with health education, infrastructure development and other programs. Novartis ranked #4 in Fortune’s list of companies that are doing well by doing good. Novartis also ranked #2 in the FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies Pharmaceuticals Industry list.

 

PFIZER INC.

Pfizer is a pharmaceutical corporation. They are considered one of the largest pharmaceutical companies. They develop and produce medicines and vaccines for a wide rage of medical disciplines including immunology, oncology, cardiology, among others. This year, Pfizer donated an antibiotic to the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), a program of the Taskforce for Global Health, an independent not-for-profit organization. Pfizer employees are also provided with opportunities for growth and development mentoring, individual developent plans, activities like job-rotation assignments, and experiential action projects.