GPTW 2022 Hybrid Work Badge


MARKHAM, ON, February 15, 2022 – Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. has been named to the inaugural list of 2022 Best Workplaces™ for Hybrid Work by Great Place to Work®.

“Like many other organizations, when the pandemic hit, we had to quickly adjust to new ways of working, ensuring that we prioritized our employees’ health and safety and continued to serve and deliver value to our customers and the patients who rely on our products,” said Frank Stramaglia, General Manager, Astellas Pharma Canada. “At every step, we welcomed and took our employees’ feedback into account to ensure we continued to provide them with the support and resources they needed.”

To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work-Certified™ and must complete a hybrid work questionnaire. Great Place to Work® determined the best based on employee responses to their Hybrid Work Readiness Index and organizational workplace programs and practices that support and enable hybrid work.

“We are pleased to support our employees in this journey,” said Adele Zita, Director of Human Resources, Astellas Pharma Canada. “Ultimately, we want to empower them through a hybrid model to work where and how they can be the most productive and comfortable.”

In 2021, Astellas Pharma Canada Inc. was listed for the sixth consecutive year as a Best Workplace™ in Canada and a Best Workplace™ for Women, for the third year in a row as a Best Workplace™ for Giving Back and a Best Workplace™ in Healthcare, and for the second time as a Best Workplace™ for Mental Wellness and as a Best Workplace™ in Ontario.

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