Novo Nordisk is the second best science employer in the world

Novo Nordisk is ranked second in the 2014 Science Careers Top Employers Survey. The key drivers of the ranking are the categories 'Treats employees with respect', 'Has loyal employees' and 'Is socially responsible'.

"We're really proud of being ranked number two this year on the prestigious list of the world's best science employers," says Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen, chief science officer and executive vice president at Novo Nordisk. "Our researchers around the world are doing a tremendous job of discussing and developing truly innovative and patient-focused products. The fact that the research community feels that Novo Nordisk is one of the very best places to work matters a great deal for a company growing at our pace."

The 2014 Science Careers Top Employers Survey is based on 5,394 responses from readers of Science and from employees in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, who were asked to rank the 20 best employers on a number of characteristics.

About Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. In the last couple of years, Novo Nordisk has also invested heavily in developing innovative treatments for obesity where especially the United States is considered an interesting market.

Today, Novo Nordisk employs more than 40,000 people globally - a number that the company anticipates will rise to more than 60,000 over the next 10 years.

Read more about the Science Careers Top Employers survey here.