Abbott recognized as top five overall employer in Pakistan

Karachi, March 14, 2014 (PPI-OT): Abbott has been ranked as one of the top five overall employers in Pakistan, and also was named the number one employer in the pharmaceutical industry. The rankings were announced by ROZEE.PK, and based on a survey of 14,876 people from across Pakistan.

In the overall rankings of more than 760 employers in Pakistan, Abbott ranked fifth. In the pharmaceutical category, Abbott led from the front and attained the number one ranking with 65 percent of the votes. Career growth, brand image, compensation and benefits, better work environment and social responsibility were the key reasons for selection of Abbott as the most preferred employer.

“It is an excellent achievement for Abbott to be ranked as the number one employer in the pharmaceutical industry and as one of the top five employers in the country,” said Arshad Saeed Husain, Managing Director, Abbott in Pakistan.

“This accomplishment has been made possible by the highly talented team of professionals at Abbott who demonstrate excellent performance and unrelenting determination to deliver strong results for the company and the right products for the people of Pakistan. We continue to focus on investing in our people and providing an engaging working environment that helps our colleagues build extraordinary careers.”

Monis Rahman, CEO of ROZEE.PK said of Abbott: “I would like to congratulate Abbott not only for being the most aspired employer in the pharmaceutical category but also for ranking in the top five employers throughout the country this year. This is an outstanding accomplishment. Abbott’s investment in creating a strong employer brand allows it to attract the best available talent in the market.”

According to the survey report for 2013, a total of 14,876 respondents took the survey in the span of 8 weeks and specified their preference to work for the top employer in the country. Respondents had the choice to pick one employer from a list of 760 companies or choose an alternate company. Demographics of respondents broadly represent the educated workforce of Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Abbott Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited
Opposite Radio Pakistan Transmission,
Hyderabad Road, Landhi,
Phone (Landhi): 111-222-688
Phone (Korangi): 021-5046574-80

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