Takeda was ranked 23rd in the multinational category for Asia. The award is based on over 1 million survey responses across Asia and the Middle East, representing the experience of more than 4.7 million employees in the region.
This recognition is based on confidential survey data assessing employee experiences of trust, innovation, company values, and leadership. Companies are also evaluated on how well they are creating a workplace that is inclusive of all employees no matter who they are or what they do.
The award shows that investing in people is a proven path to business success. Those that can create a fair work environment that fills employees with pride will outperform the competition.
|Takeda Vietnam is a biopharmaceutical company present globally, dedicated to improving patient lives through an access-first approach, delivering highly innovative, life-transforming treatments to patients. |
Katharina Geppert, country manager of Takeda Vietnam said, “We are incredibly proud to be recognised for the unique culture that we continuously strive to foster among our employees and within every aspect of our business. It is a philosophy that we live and breathe ever since we began our operations over 240 years ago.”
Takeda Vietnam is a biopharmaceutical company present globally, dedicated to improving patient lives through an access-first approach, delivering highly innovative, life-transforming treatments to patients.
With the mission to be a long-term trusted healthcare partner, providing innovative medicines and solutions to address healthcare challenges in Vietnam, Takeda fosters a diverse, equitable, inclusive, open, and collaborative working environment in which employees can contribute, perform, and grow as individuals.
“All benefits at Takeda Vietnam are made with care. We aim to create an exceptional people experience, offering a comprehensive range of benefits to meet the unique and diverse needs of our people, while continuously emphasising diversity, equity, and inclusion as part of our people strategy. We believe diversity provides the potential for greater innovation and creativity, while inclusion helps the company realise the business benefits of this potential. This enables every employee to be heard, recognised, and cared for,” Geppert added.
Igor Gomes, cluster head of Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore shared, “The two recognitions received in less than a year reaffirm our commitment to continuously build Takeda as a great place to work and a workplace that empowers all our employees to bring their best self to work daily.”
In alignment with the global vision “Better Health, Brighter Future” for its employees, Takeda Vietnam focuses on health and welfare with its healthcare programme for individuals and families, vaccinations for employees, COVID family support programme, and physical and mental health programme for employees.
The company celebrates a culture of appreciation and pays attention to work-life balance by providing a flexibly working arrangement, hybrid working policies, and a half-day Friday off. Moreover, the company adds more days for employees to spend more time on themself and family on special occasions.
Takeda commits to people development as the company aspires to cultivate and maintain lifelong learning and an inclusive environment, where every employee is encouraged to grow and perform to their full potential.
Quynh Hoang, Takeda Vietnam’s senior HR manager said, “Takeda is an outstanding place to work where I am blessed to work with an amazing team and we genuinely have a warm affection for each other and a supportive, welcoming environment. They prized collaboration good work ethics and truly put patients above all else. It is a great place to both contribute and grow professionally and personally. Together, we continue to improve our people’s strategies to create a truly pleasant and desired workplace”.
In May, Takeda Vietnam was ranked fourth among the Best Workplaces Vietnam 2022 by Great Place to Work ASEAN & ANZ for its commitment to continuously strive for an exceptional people experience, promoting individual growth and making Takeda Vietnam a truly inspiring and purposeful place to work.
| ||Takeda Vietnam listed in the inaugural 2022 Vietnam Best Workplaces |
Takeda Vietnam was recognised as one of Vietnam’s best workplaces in 2022 by Great Place to Work® ASEAN & ANZ, the global organisation on workplace culture.
| ||Takeda Vietnam and Gaia plant over 500 trees in Can Gio Biosphere Reserve |
Takeda Vietnam is demonstrating its commitment to protecting the planet through the planting of more than 500 trees in Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, located about 50km from Ho Chi Minh City.
| ||Improving quality of life for rare disease patients in Vietnam |
Over the past few years, Vietnam has placed more focus on rare diseases and enhanced rare disease capabilities in diagnosis, treatment, and management guidelines for some rare diseases. To advance this progress, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health has explored collaborating in public-private partnerships with various stakeholders such as pharmaceutical companies. Katharina Geppert, country manager of Takeda Vietnam, talked with VIR about their contributions to rare diseases in Vietnam.