Jan. 17, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that Roche Diagnostics Corporation has been selected to FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Roche debuted at 89 on the list and is the only
-based company selected.
"Being named a 'Best Company to Work For' validates what we already know about our organization," said
, president and CEO of Roche Diagnostics. "Roche is not only a leader in personalized healthcare; we're also a leader in attracting and developing the best people. We are successful only because our people are successful and I couldn't be prouder that our entire workforce is being recognized by this award."
In selecting Roche Diagnostics for the list, Fortune magazine cited the company's on-site medical clinic and fitness center;
budget for intramural sports; and health insurance plans tiered to income levels.
The entire list of the 2013 "100 Best Companies to Work For" is available at
, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world's largest biotech company with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, virology, inflammation, metabolism and CNS. Roche is also the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics, tissue-based cancer diagnostics and a pioneer in diabetes management. Roche's personalized healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostic tools that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. In 2011, Roche had over 80,000 employees worldwide and invested over
8 billion Swiss francs
in R&D. The Group posted sales of
42.5 billion Swiss francs
, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche has a majority stake in Chugai Pharmaceutical,
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