TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) today announced that Science magazine has ranked Regeneron as the #1 employer in the global biopharmaceutical industry in the journal's annual Top Employers Survey for the second year in a row. This distinction will be celebrated Monday, October 28, in conjunction with a groundbreaking ceremony for two new buildings to be constructed at the Regeneron campus in Westchester County, New York.
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, Empire State Development Corp. President & CEO Kenneth Adams, and other public officials are scheduled to participate in an event with Regeneron employees that will celebrate the biotechnology company's latest expansion and the emergence of the lower Hudson Valley as a life sciences cluster.
"Regeneron's tremendous growth and our current expansion plans are undoubtedly thanks to our employees. If we are the best place to work, it is because we have the best employees and a culture where they feel empowered and challenged," said Leonard S. Schleifer, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Regeneron.
George D. Yancopoulos, Chief Scientific Officer and President, Regeneron Laboratories, said, "As we are a company founded on scientific excellence, it is very meaningful to us to be recognized by Science magazine two consecutive years now as the top place to work in the industry."
The new facilities, for which site preparation is underway, will include a total of 300,000 square feet of laboratory and office space, with a projected move-in date of third quarter 2015. T
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