BERN, Switzerland - Biotech leader CSL Behring now ranks among Switzerland’s most attractive employers, according to a survey that values work-life balance and the friendliness of the work environment.
The independent 2019 UNIVERSUM survey asked more than 12,000 students across Switzerland's leading universities to rank their ideal employers from a list of 100 attractive employers. CSL Behring, in its first appearance on the list, ranked 24th among life science companies. UNIVERSUM announced the results at an event recently in Zurich.
“We are now on the radar of young talent as an interesting opportunity for their career. This is an important milestone and strengthens our position in providing people with promising futures as an employer of choice in biotech,” said Michela Gianelli, Head of Human Resources at CSL Behring’s future manufacturing site in Lengnau.
CSL Behring, a global company with more than 22,000 employees, develops and manufactures innovative therapies for rare and serious diseases. The Lengnau location, named “CSL Biotech Innovation Park” is a recent addition. The company also has a large manufacturing facility in the city of Bern, a United Nations Heritage site. In Bern, the company is in the midst of a 250 million Swiss francs ($247 million) expansion to increase capacity and serve more patients.
UNIVERSUM, an international research and consulting agency specializing in employer branding, collaborates with 2,300 schools and universities in 38 countries. They interview annually and globally more than one million students, young workers and experienced people on their perceptions of employers and career goals.