Seven ICMEA (India, CIS countries, Turkey, the Middle East, and Africa) countries awarded.
Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2020 – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, (“Takeda”) today announced it has become part of a select group to receive global Top Employer. In ICMEA, the Top Employer certification went for the third time running to Takeda entities in Turkey, Ukraine, and South Africa. In addition, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Kazakhstan were all certified for the first time.
Gonzalo Ponce Gutierrez, Head of Human Resources, ICMEA said “With a fast-expanding presence in the region, Takeda is committed to growing as an employer of choice and as a great place to work, driven by a steadfast focus on flexibility, inclusion and employee wellness. To be recognized as a Top Employer in seven countries across ICMEA is a testament to our work which seeks to deliver exceptional people-experiences in every place we operate. It is important that every colleague at Takeda can fulfill their potential while helping to create a brighter future for millions of patients worldwide.”
UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Kazakhstan were all certified for the first time this year.
Takeda surpassed the requirements of the Top Employers Institute, with particular distinction in the areas of Talent Strategy, Career & Succession Management, and Performance Management, receiving accreditation in more than 30 countries, seven of which are in the ICMEA area:
- Middle East: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates
- CIS Countries: Ukraine and Kazakhstan
- Africa: South Africa
Established over 25 years ago, the award certification is given annually by the Top Employers Institute to companies with an outstanding employee offering. Takeda has surpassed the requirements of the Top Employers Institute, with distinction in the areas of talent strategy, career & succession management and performance management, receiving accreditation in more than 30 countries in the Asia Pacific, North America, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.