Takeda Named Best Global Employer for Fifth Consecutive Year

Achieved global recognition and Top Employer certification in 39 countries from the Top Employers Institute®

Recognition underscores Takeda’s unwavering commitment to its people

OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 20, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that it has been one of only 11 companies to achieve Global Top Employer® Certification for 2022, marking the fifth consecutive year that it has been recognized for its outstanding workplace policies and practices. of human resources worldwide. In addition to global certification, Takeda is also recognized as a Top Employer in four regions and 39 countries, reinforcing its unwavering commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive organization that enables its employees to thrive.

Established over 30 years ago, the Top Employers Institute program certifies organizations based on participation and the results of their survey of HR best practices. The survey covers all aspects of HR and employee-centric practices, including: HR strategy, work environment, talent acquisition, learning, well-being, engagement, diversity and inclusion, etc.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the Top Employer Institute for the fifth consecutive year as we continue to navigate highly dynamic and evolving workplaces around the world,” said Lauren Duprey, Director of Resources Takeda human resources. “Over the past decade, Takeda has transformed into a leading global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to creating better health for people and a better future for the world, and our success – now and in the future. the future – is driven by our people. As we look to the future, we will continue to build an organization that fosters collaboration and innovation among people from all walks of life so they can reach their full potential.”

Top Employers Institute CEO David Plink said, “As we reflect on another challenging year for employers and employees, Takeda continues to demonstrate its holistic commitment to employees globally and locally. We congratulate Takeda for another consecutive year as a Global Best Employer certification.”

Takeda has excelled globally in the areas of ethics and integrity, values, business strategy, organization and change, and employer brand. Each of the 39 Takeda countries that participated in the Top Employer survey received certification, with two countries receiving certification for the first time. The full list of countries where Takeda has been named Top Employer is below:

  • Africa: Algeria

  • Asia Pacific: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand

  • Europe: Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and Ukraine

  • Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru

  • Middle East: Israel, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

  • North America: United States

To learn more about the Top Employers Institute and the Top Employers certification, visit: https://www.top-employers.com.

About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK) is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader, headquartered in Japan, committed to discovering and delivering life-transforming treatments, guided through our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: oncology, rare genetics and hematology, neurosciences and gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in plasma-derived therapies and vaccines. We are focused on developing highly innovative medicines that help make a difference in people’s lives by pushing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust pipeline and diversified in terms of modalities. Our employees are committed to improving the quality of life for patients and working with our healthcare partners in approximately 80 countries and regions. For more information, visit https://www.takeda.com.

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