Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. Named a Best Workplace™ in Healthcare

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MARKHAM, ON, September 13, 2022 – Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2022 list of Best Workplaces™ in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® for the fourth year in a row in Canada. The recognition is a reflection of Astellas Pharma Canada employees’ commitment to the company’s vision to be on the forefront of change to turn innovative science into value for patients.

“From our long legacy in fields of transplant medicine and overactive bladder, to our leadership in oncology, and our current work through our Focus Area approach to uncover potential solutions to treat a broad range of diseases with high unmet needs, our employees are driven by a common purpose to transform care and improve patients’ lives,” said Frank Stramaglia, General Manager, Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. “Their commitment to delivering value to our customers and creating a brighter future for patients, combined with our positive, inclusive and collaborative culture, is the Astellas difference, and what makes us a great place to work.”

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. Employee feedback on their experience working at Astellas Pharma Canada is an integral part of the judging process.  

“What’s meaningful about this recognition year-over-year is that it’s based on direct feedback from our employees, old and new,” said Adele Zita, Director of Human Resources, Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. “Many companies talk about their commitment to patients, but our employees genuinely take great pride in ensuring every decision they make, every action they take, is done in the best interest of the patients we serve. This passion translates into an accountable, high-performance culture that motivates our team to come to work everyday and make a difference.”

In addition to being named again as a Great Place to Work® Institute Best Workplace™ in Healthcare, in 2022, Astellas Pharma Canada Inc. has also been listed for the seventh consecutive year as a Best Workplace™ in Canada and a Best Workplace™ for Women, in addition to being named this year to the inaugural Best Workplace™ for Hybrid Work list.

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