Dhaka, 24 September 2018: Novartis (Bangladesh) Limited, the leading multinational pharmaceutical company of the country has been awarded as the “Dream Companies to Work For” – in Pharmaceutical sector in “Bangladesh Best Employer Brand Awards-2018”. Employer Banding Institute-India with World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Groups has named the award winners on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Radisson Blu, Dhaka.
Dr. Riad Mamun Prodhani, Managing Director and Paolo Agbotounou, Country Head, Sandoz Division of Novartis (Bangladesh) Limited received the award. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Riad said, “This is a great recognition of our journey to make Novartis Bangladesh a great place to work. I strongly believe the award will be inspiring us to work even better and help Novartis to be the Best Employer in Bangladesh”. Hassan Tareque Chowdhury, Country HR Head and Hasan Taiab Imam, Manager, HR were also present at the award giving ceremony.
Bangladesh Best Employer Brand Awards, recognizing organizations across the Industries, is the premier Employer Branding award program in Bangladesh. In partnership with “Chartered Human Recourses Organization-ASIA”, “Employer Branding Institute-India” has been organizing this award for the last 17 years to recognize the best-in-class organization as an employer in Asia, Gulf Countries and Africa. A diverse group of experienced judges selects finalists and from that group of finalists, one winner from each category is awarded.
About Novartis (Bangladesh) Ltd.
Novartis (Bangladesh) Limited operates as a subsidiary of Novartis AG, a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide. Novartis (Bangladesh) Limited is a joint venture between Novartis AG (60%) and Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (40%) of Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh. The company provides healthcare solutions specializing in research, development, manufacturing and marketing of a range of healthcare products led by pharmaceuticals. Novartis operates businesses with global scale and strong customer ties, focusing on innovative patented medicines, generics and eye care devices. The Company exports its products to more than 55 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.