Horizon Pharma plc Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®

Horizon Pharma plc Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®


- Company also awarded “Best Places to Work in Chicago” by Crain’s Chicago Business –

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2019-- Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP) today announced it has been selected as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine. The company has also been awarded a 2019 Best Places to work in Chicago designation by Crain’s Chicago Business.

"It is an honor to receive these two prestigious awards," said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Horizon Pharma plc. "At Horizon, we believe in giving our employees the resources, freedom and opportunities needed to ensure each person’s strengths come together to maximize success for patients.”

The Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma ranking considers input from more than 730,000 employees in the health care and biopharma sectors. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experiences on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions and how much camaraderie there is among the team.

The Crain's Chicago Business 2019 "Best Places to Work in Chicago" designation is based on evaluating company workplace policies, practices and demographics, as well as employee surveys aimed at assessing the experiences and attitudes of individual employees with respect to their workplaces. Best Companies Group analyzed the data to determine final rankings.

About Horizon Pharma plc

Horizon Pharma plc is focused on researching, developing and commercializing innovative medicines that address unmet treatment needs for rare and rheumatic diseases. By fostering a growing pipeline of medicines in development and exploring all potential uses for currently marketed medicines, we strive to make a powerful difference for patients, their caregivers and physicians. For us, it’s personal: by living up to our own potential, we are helping others live up to theirs. For more information, please visit www.horizonpharma.com, follow us @HZNPplc on Twitter, like us on Facebook or explore career opportunities on LinkedIn.

About the Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing almost 730,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.

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Source: Horizon Pharma plc

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