Takeda Healthcare Philippines recognized as a Great Place to Work®, continues to prioritize employee well-being and growth

Takeda Healthcare Philippines, a leading biopharmaceutical company, has been recognized as a Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. Based on the Trust Index survey, 100% of Takeda employees believe that the company is an excellent place to work, surpassing the average of 53% for global companies. This achievement reflects Takeda’s strong commitment to creating an exceptional working environment and its dedication to excellence.

In addition, 100% of employees at Takeda Healthcare Philippines, Inc. have collectively expressed that they see management as honest and ethical in their business practices, they feel good about the ways they contribute to the community, and they are proud to be part of the company.

Loreann Villanueva, Country Manager of Takeda Philippines, expressed her pride in the company’s culture and the unwavering dedication of its employees. “Being certified as a Great Place to Work is an important recognition for Takeda Philippines. It is a testament to how our leaders & employees strive to create a positive impact in our organization that is anchored on trust, transparency and collaboration. Our amazing company culture is built on a solid foundation that allows our employees to make values-based decisions to bring to life our mission of providing better health and a brighter future in the Philippines.

“This certification further inspires us and our employees to continue delivering our purpose of broadening access to our innovative medicines to the Filipino patients. It is also an acknowledgment that the work that we do every day and the meaning behind every decision we make are driven and led by employees who are fully committed, passionate and engaged,” she added.

Takeda Healthcare Philippines not only prioritizes patients’ access to medicines and quality treatment b

ut also places great importance on creating a diverse and inclusive organization where employees can thrive and reach their full potential. The company is committed to fostering an honest and ethical workplace environment.

To promote a healthy and holistic working environment, Takeda Philippines offers various initiatives for its employees ranging from non-work related activities that fosters mutual trust and friendship, to trainings, mentoring programs and workshops to promote employee growth and holistic development.

The company has also adopted a hybrid work arrangement for their employees and a strict “no-meeting Fridays.” These efforts intend to deliberately give employees the work-life balance they need as well as to provide flexibility through streamlined work schedules and processes.

Takeda Healthcare Philippines’ commitment to its employees and the community has garnered recognition beyond the Great Place to Work® certification. The company also ranked 8 in the small business category of the Philippines’ Best Workplaces 2023. It was also recognized as a Top Employer in the Philippines by the Top Employers Institute.

Takeda Philippines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, a global R&D-driven biopharmaceutical company. Its headquarters in Makati City are home to Takeda Philippines’ employees who all share the same passion, drive, and commitment towards delivering life-transforming treatments, and sustainable patient access programs.

To learn more about Takeda and its initiatives, please visit www.takeda.com.