Earns Placement on Global List for Fifth Consecutive Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Corporation (Nasdaq: GENZ) announced today that scientists have again named the company a top employer in a survey ranking the reputations of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Genzyme was ranked fifth out of nearly 500 companies. Over the past five years Genzyme has consistently placed among the top 10 of all biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Genzyme was the highest ranked company headquartered in New England.
The survey, which was commissioned by Science magazine and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), identifies the top 20 companies with the best reputations as employers. More than 3,000 Science readers and other industry representatives participated in the survey. Genzyme received its highest ranking in the category of doing important, quality research, followed by being judged an innovative leader in the industry and a socially responsible company.
"To be recognized as a top life sciences employer for five consecutive years is a consistent reflection on our scientists and the innovative work that they do in the laboratories every day," said Richard Gregory, senior vice president and head of research at Genzyme. "Genzyme's recognition for doing important quality research underscores our commitment to making a major positive impact on the lives of people with serious diseases."
About the Survey
Science and AAAS commissioned a web-based survey to determine the
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies with the best reputations as
employers. This web-based study was administered from May 2 to June 6,
2007. For this yea
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