Feb 28, 2022

Kuala Lumpur, February 10, 2022 - Leading medicines company Novartis Malaysia is recognized as Top Employer 2022 for the third consecutive year. The organization clinched a double feat with this certification at both Malaysia and Asia Pacific level, which was awarded by the Top Employers Institute.

This award underscores the Inspired, Curious and Unbossed working culture at Novartis, enabling its associates to unleash their best selves to work every day. To stay ahead of the curve, the organization ensures conducive policies are in place to shape a working environment that is secure, provides flexibility, emphasizes collaboration, fosters belonging, nurtures well-being, as well as right skill and retains talents.

Novartis Malaysia Country President and Managing Director Patrik Grande said he is humbled and proud for the company’s great hattrick as a Top Employer 3 years in a row.

“These days more than ever, talents look for organizations where they can serve their purpose, feel empowered and grow.

As our world continues to transform at a radical pace, we are increasing impact by how we work together and grow into a Lean, Bold and Agile organization. We thrive to bring alive our Inspired, Curious and Unbossed culture everyday in Novartis Malaysia,” said Grande.

Novartis Malaysia People & Organization (P&O) Head Anne Heng said this certification is not only an achievement but a testament to the organization’s values of driving, living and embedding people-first policies.

“In reimagining a future way of work, we place flexibility at the core but empower human connections and collaboration. Associates and managers have the opportunity to organically redesign their ways of working in line with our cultural aspirations.

“One of our priorities is unleashing the power of our people to develop compassion for one another, be externally focused and are constantly curious about new ideas to produce better outcomes and deliver win-wins for themselves, our customers and business,” said Heng.

This win is not just significant for Novartis Malaysia. What’s an added bonus is that Novartis Malaysia also hosts one of Novartis 5 global Capability Centers globally, which have all been certified as Top Employer 3 years in a row. The other capability centers are located in Dublin, Prague, Mexico and Hyderabad.


About Top Employer 

Recognition as a Top Employer is awarded through the highly coveted annual certification from Top Employers Institute, which is a global independent organization that recognizes excellence in human resource practices and offerings. 

“This certification places Novartis Malaysia among a prestigious group of companies from 123 countries/regions around the world who have achieved excellence in employee conditions, hence enriching the world of work,” said Top Employer Institute’s CEO David Plink.

“To achieve this over 3 consecutive years is no mean feat. It demonstrates the company’s consistent culture of growing and implementing human resources policies that prioritizes the development of its employees, putting them first.” 

Besides Malaysia, Novartis has also been certified in 21 countries as a Top Employer in 2022.


About Novartis

Novartis is reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. As a leading global medicines company, we use innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. In our quest to find new medicines, we consistently rank among the world’s top companies investing in research and development. Novartis products reach nearly 800 million people globally and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments. About 108,000 people of more than 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world. Find out more at



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