Syngenta ranked in the top 20 among the world’s leading biotech employers, in an annual survey conducted by Science magazine. The company placed 12 out of 20 employers listed in the survey, which garnered more than 7,000 responses worldwide.
The Science Careers Top Employers Survey polled employees in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related industries. Respondents to the web-based survey were asked to rate companies based on 23 characteristics. The top three characteristics for Syngenta were treating employees with respect, being socially responsible and having loyal employees.
“This is a tumultuous time for the ag industry, where we as a company rely fully on the continued creativity and dedication of our people to deliver innovation into the hands of farmers around the world,” said Michiel van Lookeren Campagne, head of global seeds research, Syngenta. “We are very happy that despite these challenges, we have been able to maintain our reputation as a great place to work. This is absolutely essential for sustaining our innovation leadership in the industry.”
This year marks the 8th year that Syngenta has ranked as one of the top 20 best biotech companies for which to work worldwide.
The complete rankings of the 2017 Science Careers Top Employers survey can be found online at the Science magazine website.
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