SÃO PAULO, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Farma Brasil (AFB) was recently named one of the Best Pharmaceutical Companies To Work For in Brazil according to Great Place to Work® Institute's latest ranking. This marks the fifth consecutive year AFB has been recognized as a top pharmaceutical company in Brazil.
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, more than 80 percent of AFB employees participated in the survey.
"AFB is committed to providing a transparent and supportive work environment for all our employees," said João Carlos de Britto, general manager, AFB. "Great Place to Work's recognition is a reflection of the unwavering desire we have to provide value to patients – our highest priority."
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.
"An excellent place to work is one where employees are proud of what they do and where the company recognizes and values their contributions," said Fatima Neri, director of Human Resources at AFB. "We are proud to provide AFB employees with an environment focused on engagement and consistent improvement."
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: http://www.astellasfarma.com.br.