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Astellas Farma Brasil named a top-ten pharmaceutical company to work for in Brazil
Astellas recognized by Great Place to Work® Institute

SAO PAULO, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Farma Brasil (AFB) was today named one of the top-ten Best Pharmaceutical Companies to work for in Brazil according to Great Place to Work® Institute's latest rankings. This marks the fourth consecutive year AFB has been recognized as a top pharmaceutical company to work for in Brazil.

Astellas is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world. (PRNewsFoto/Astellas Pharma Inc.)

The Great Place to Work Institute is a global human resources consulting, research and training firm. Its Great Place to Work® Model is based on 25 years of research and data collected through its Trust Index© Employee Survey, which is taken by over 10 million employees annually worldwide. This year, 90 percent of AFB employees participated in the survey.

"AFB is committed to a collaborative and supportive work environment for all our employees," said Luiz Claudio Dutra, general manager, Astellas Farma Brasil.  "Great Place to Work's recognition validates our efforts while motivating our team to maximize their potential in support of patients."

AFB fosters a strong culture based on the "Astellas Way" – a philosophy that emphasizes a commitment to patients, ownership, results, openness and integrity. AFB also recognizes the importance of balance between personal and professional life and offers a number of programs to enhance quality of life for employees.

"I've been with Astellas for four years and have found the supportive and collaborative environment both motivating and inspiring," said Fabio Moreira, hospital and transplant product manager at AFB. "Through the company's tuition support and flexible work options, I've been able to further develop my career."

About Astellas Farma Brasil
Astellas Farma Brasil, an affiliate of Astellas Pharma Inc located in Tokyo, Japan, is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the health of people around the world through the provision of innovative and reliable pharmaceutical products. Astellas Farma Brasil focuses on Urology, Oncology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases as core therapeutic areas. Astellas is on the forefront of healthcare change to turn innovative science into value for patients. For more information on Astellas Farma Brasil, please visit:


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