GPTW Ontario 2021 Badge


Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. has been named to the 2021 list of Best Workplaces™ in Ontario by Great Place to Work® for the second time in a row in addition to being named a Best Workplace™ in Canada, for Women and for Mental Wellness

 "It is a great honour to be recognized again this year as a Best Workplace™ in Ontario. Astellas is proud to be headquartered in Ontario and to support the province’s commitment to a vibrant life sciences sector in order to ensure a more resilient Canada and healthier Canadians,” said Frank Stramaglia, General Manager, Astellas Pharma Canada. "The real reward is working with our Astellas colleagues who, despite the challenges of the past year, remain focused on our common purpose to deliver value to our customers and their patients.”

The ranking of Best Workplaces™ in Ontario is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work®. To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work-Certified™ in the past year and be headquartered in Ontario. The best companies were determined based on the overall Trust Index score from these employees.

“Our employees are the foundation of our culture and their integrity, passion and dedication are reflected in everything we do,” said Adele Zita, Director of Human Resources, Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. “Recognition that stems directly from their feedback is especially gratifying.” 

In addition to being named again as a Great Place to Work® Institute Best Workplace™ in Ontario, in 2021, Astellas Pharma Canada Inc. has also been listed for the sixth consecutive year as a Best Workplace™ in Canada and a Best Workplace™ for Women, and for the second time as a Best Workplace™ for Mental Wellness.

Visit the Great Place to Work® website to view the list of Best Workplaces™ in Ontario and to learn more about the award.