Great Place to Work in Healthcare Badge


MARKHAM, ON, September 14, 2021 – Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. has been named to the 2021 list of Best Workplaces™ in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® for the third year in a row in addition to being named a Best Workplace™ in Canada, in Ontario, for Women, for Giving Back and for Mental Wellness.

“We are honoured to be recognized again this year as a Best Workplace™ in Healthcare,” said Frank Stramaglia, General Manager, Astellas Pharma Canada. “As part of Canada’s life sciences and healthcare sector, Astellas is committed to improving the health and well-being of Canadians. As such, we are grateful to the frontline workers who have dedicated themselves to helping Canadians during this pandemic.”

To qualify for this list recognition, organizations must be Great Place to Work-Certified™ in the past year and work primarily in the Healthcare Sector.

“Our employees have displayed dedication and resilience this past year as we continue to explore new ways of working in a pandemic,” said Adele Zita, Director of Human Resources, Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. “They care passionately about what they do, and this recognition is a testament to the strength of both our culture and our dedication to delivering value to our customers and the patients they serve.”

In addition to being named again as a Great Place to Work® Institute Best Workplace™ in Healthcare, 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, for the third time for Giving Back and as a Best Workplace™ in Ontario.

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