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Medicines industry a great place to work

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Media Release

Medicines Australia chief executive Dr Brendan Shaw today congratulated Abbott and Amgen, two of Australia’s leading medicines companies, on being ranked in the Top 50 Best Places to Work in Australia 2012.

The Great Place to Work Institute top 50 rankings are published in BRW magazine today.

Dr Shaw said Abbott and Amgen’s achievement reflected the broader medicines industry’s reputation as a great place to work

“I congratulate Abbott and Amgen on their recognition as two of the highest ranking healthcare companies in Australia,” Dr Shaw said.

“This is the latest in a series of awards and acknowledgements that the industry has received for its ongoing commitment to fostering an excellent workplace culture.

“The Australian medicines industry is a great investor in people, which is why we are able to attract the best and brightest talent in the country.

“Our industry employs 14,000 Australians, who are driven by a passion to continue developing the medicines and vaccines that save lives, reduce pain and prevent disease.

“Every one of those people is making a contribution to the health and wealth of the nation.”

-ENDS-

Contact Person:

Jamie Nicholson
Media Communications Manager
Phone: 0419 220 293
Email:
Jamie.Nicholson@medicinesaustralia.com.au

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