Medtronic Vietnam recognised as one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia

October 27, 2021 | 08:30
Medtronic Vietnam, a subsidiary of Medtronic Plc. (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, has been named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021 by leading human resources magazine HR Asia.
Medtronic Vietnam recognised as one of Best Companies to Work for in Asia
Paul Verhulst, managing director of Medtronic Indochina, has received the Best Companies to Work for in Asia award and trophy

This is Medtronic Vietnam’s inaugural participation in the Best Companies to Work for in Asia rankings. Medtronic Vietnam met all the criteria of excellent employee and management engagement, outstanding human resources strategies, attractive compensation and activities that impacted employee engagement positively.

The company received outstanding scores with Core at 4.36 points, Self at 4.42 points and Group at 4.47 points out of 5 as maximum score for each criterion. Core (collective organisation for real engagement) evaluates the culture and transparency level of the business; Self (heart, mind, soul) assesses the level of commitment, pride and emotion at work; and Group (think, feel, do) determines the level of cooperation among employees of the company. Across Core, Self and Group, Medtronic Vietnam’s scores are higher than market average which is 3.67; 3.82; 3.91 respectively.

“We are extremely grateful and proud of being recognised as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021. This is our first recognition in Vietnam, and it is a tremendous achievement of our team,” said Paul Verhulst, managing director of Medtronic Indochina.

“At Medtronic, we live by our mission to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. This guides our actions on a day-to-day basis and we are determined to do our best to care for our employees, their families, and the communities in Vietnam. We will continue our efforts to put employees first in everything we do, and we will keep improving to ensure our people have the resources, support, and recognition they need,” he added.

Medtronic Vietnam recognized as Best Companies to Work for in Asia
Medtronic Vietnam cultivates a positive company culture to empower its employees

“I have the opportunity to work in different positions at Medtronic Vietnam, which has broadened my knowledge and experiences to develop the right career path to fulfil my ambitions,” said Do My Anh, clinical and program manager, Medtronic Vietnam.

“We spend quite a substantial amount of time at work and with our colleagues. So it's important that our working environment is engaging, positive and trustworthy. Here in Medtronic Vietnam, we love what we do, we act boldly and foster a sense of belonging with the team,” said Ly Linh, customer service specialist, Medtronic Vietnam.

Medtronic has been operating in Vietnam for more than 10 years and is one of the first companies to be involved in shaping the healthcare industry and transforming technologies to provide the best treatment to patients in order to achieve better patient outcomes and improve lives.

Medtronic Vietnam recognized as Best Companies to Work for in Asia
Medtronic Vietnam places the top priority on the health and safety of its employees in Vietnam

As Vietnam is facing the biggest pandemic wave, Medtronic Vietnam is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees in Vietnam. Specifically, the company has provided wellness packages with healthy food and care bags including a SPO2 machine, multi-vitamins and essential items to help with employees’ home care during the pandemic. The company not only ensures regular communication and updates to teams, but also remains in contact with local health authorities to stay up to date for the most current health information.

The Best Companies to Work for in Asia by HR Asia 2021 cover 13 markets across the region including mainland China, Cambodia, Hong Kong (China), Indonesia, India, South Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam making this the largest survey in the region for employee engagement and workplace excellence.

By Thanh Van

What the stars mean:

★ Poor ★ ★ Promising ★★★ Good ★★★★ Very good ★★★★★ Exceptional