Awards and Rankings
Roche has consistently been recognised as one of the best places to work for around the world. We are proud of our achievements, so please take a look at some of our recent awards.
Working Mother recognized Roche Diagnostics Indianapolis as one of its 100 Best Companies in 2018.
Roche Diagnostics USA earned a 2019 Military Friendly® Employer designation for our commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community.
Roche and Genentech are both ranked among the US Bay Area's Top-Rated Workplaces in 2018.
Genentech reached the 11th place while Roche ranks 16th.
The ranking is based on user ratings and reviews on the Roche company page on Indeed.
Roche Pharma Poland has been certified as 2018 Top Employer Poland and Europe.
Roche Nederland has been certified as 2018 Top Employer Nederland and Europe.
Roche Pharma Italy and Roche Diagnostics Italy have been certified as 2018 Top Employer Italy and Europe.
Great Place to Work and FORTUNE honored Roche Diagnostics with the No. 8 spot on a list of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma.
Roche was named one of the 15 Best Healthcare Workplaces in 2018 on Indeed (U.S. only). This award is based on U.S. based ratings and reviews on the Roche Company Page on Indeed.
Roche Diagnostics was ranked 18th on the 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back list. The award assesses employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, and feeling their work has special meaning. The ranking also accounted for how women, people of color, Baby Boomers and LGBT individuals experience giving back in the workplace.
Roche Diagnostics was named a 2018 Military Friendly® Employer Gold Award winner by Victory Media for our commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community.
Roche was named one of the top 100 Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in the USA. The company received an Employees' Choice Award which is based entirely on employee feedback.
In 2017, Roche Diagnostics Indianapolis and Genentech ranked among the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Fortune Magazine.
Working Mother recognized Roche Diagnostics Indianapolis as one of its 100 Best Companies in 2017.
People Magazine named Roche Diagnostics one of its 50 Companies that Care in 2017.
In 2017, Roche received the Top Employer Europe Award and has been certified in the following countries: France, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and United Kingdom.
Roche Pharma and Diagnostics China have been certified as 2017 Top Employer China for offering highest-class employee conditions.
For now the 6th year in a row, Roche Brazil has been recognized as one of the Top25 best places to work in Brazil.
Roche Costa Rica has been recognized as one of the Top 3 places to work in Costa Rica, and has made 10th place as “Great Place to Work” in Central America.
Roche Ecuador has been recognized as “Great Place to Work”, achieving 7th place in the country ranking.
Best Workplaces named Roche Diagnostics a Best Workplace in Health Care in 2017.
Best Workplaces named Roche Diagnostics a Best Workplace for Millennials in 2017.
Roche Diagnostics was ranked one of the 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads in 2017.
Roche in Austria has been awarded as Top Employer 2017 in the Pharma & Chemical Industry category. The award prices the 300 best employers in Austria.
Roche (no.13) and Genentech (no.7) have again been listed among the Science Top Employers in 2017 and as such, are perceived as "innovating leader in the industry, having a clear vision and treating employees with respect". Read more
Roche has been awarded as Best Place to Work in Algeria.
Roche Basel/Kaiseraugst receives «Family & Profession» label
Fachstelle UND* recognized Roche Basel/Kaiseraugst as a “best practice company” for its organizational culture and measures to promote the integration of career and family. Roche was commended for its extensive, modern child care and eldercare options, gender equal conditions of employment, and family-friendly and flexible approaches to working, employee development, and the overall inclusive environment.
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*Fachstelle UND awards the title «Family & Profession» to companies that successfully implement measures to promote the compatibility of career and family/personal life and ensure equality between women and men.
Roche Diagnostics China has been certified as one of the Best Companies to Work For in Greater China in 2016.
Roche Pharma China is now recognized with the 2016 China Best Employer Award.
Roche Pharma and Diagnostics China have been awarded at the 2016 Employer Excellence of China as best HRM companies.
Roche Dia China is now rewarded with the 2016 Employee Benefits Value Awards for the first time by China's HR Excellence Center.
Roche (no.10) and Genentech (no.6) have been listed among the Science Top Employers in 2016 and as such, are perceived as "possessing adequate resources, having trusted brands, and being responsive to stakeholders".
Roche in Brazil has been awarded by the Great Place to Work Institute in 2016. Our Diagnostics affiliate is ranking #2 in the category Healthcare Industry and Services; while Pharma is #6 in the pharmaceutical industry.
Roche was awarded by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the best companies to work for in Latin America in 2016. We are ranked Nr.17 among the multinationals, 2 positions up compared to 2015; and we are Nr.1 pharmaceutical company in the Region.
Roche has been awarded as one of the best places to work for new dads in 2016.
Roche Switzerland is again #2 in the Natural Science Ranking of Universum Switzerland's Most Attractive Employers student survey 2016. And we are very glad that Roche moved up in the other ranking categories: # 10 in Health/Medicine (+2), #13 in Engineering (+6), #17 in IT (+21), and # 29 in Business (+4).
Congratulations to Roche. 52,000 students named our company as one of the most popular employers in the UK in 2016.
Roche and Genentech have been both awarded as one of America's best companies to work for by Forbes. On the biotechnology list we are actually ranked the first and second place.
Roche Germany has been rewarded by the Great Place to Work Institute as Best Workplace in Germany in 2016 (in the category "more than 5,000 employees"). Diagnostics and Pharma have been working together to develop what makes them both Great Places to Work: trust, pride in what they do, camaraderie and achieving their goals.
Roche Diagnostics Indianapolis was ranked 73th by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For".
Genentech ranked number 11 in Fortune's 100 best companies for 2016, marking the 18th consecutive year on this prestigious list, and the 10th time we have appeared in the Top 20.
Roche in Slovakia has received the Leading HR Organisation Award, "Leading HR Organisation 2015" from PwC.
Roche in Mexico is one of the Best Workplaces promoting and following gender equality in Mexico in 2015, as rewarded by the Great Place to Work Institute.
Roche Denmark is one of the Best Medium-sized Workplaces in Denmark in 2015. It ranks 3rd in Great Place to Work Institute's list.
The commitment of Roche Diagnostics USA to strengthening the possibilities for women has been recognized with the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association's ACE Award. Roche Diagnostics’ Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) works to foster partnerships that help create a community of support and best practices for its female employees while creating a sustainable advantage for the company.
Roche in Brazil was rewarded as one of the Best Workplaces in Brazil among Large Companies in 2015 by the Great Place to Work Institute.
Roche in Ecuador is one of the Best Workplaces in Ecuador in 2015, among companies up to 500 employees. It ranks 4th in Great Place to Work Institute's list.
Roche NimbleGen is the Best medium-sized Company to Work For in Madison in 2015. This title is awarded for those Madison companies which take care of their employees through benefits in creative and valuable ways.
Roche in Colombia is one of the Best Workplaces in Colombia in 2015, among companies up to 500 employees. It ranks 13th in Great Place to Work Institute's list.
Roche Diagnostics China received the "Best Companies to Work for 2015" recognition from the Great Place to Work Institute. This is the first time that Roche Dia China gets the "Best Companies to Work for" and also first Roche Company in the Asia Pacific area. The best workplaces' competitions form the basis of the world’s largest and most respected set of studies of workplace excellence, management and the role of trust in workplace culture.
In 2016, Roche received the Top Employer Europe Award and has been certified in the following countries: France, Italy, Poland, Spain and United Kingdom.
It’s the first year for Roche Pharma China and the sixth for Roche Diagnostics China to get Top Employers award. At Roche, employees are inspired each day by their colleagues and by what we do to help Chinese patients. This award recognizes our commitment to our employees and affirms that we provide great working conditions. We believe this award also acknowledges our message to employees to “Love your work. Deliver hope.” For our Diagnostics colleagues the sixth year of "Top Employers" stands for our sustainable achieving.
Roche in Venezuela was ranked 12th among the Best Workplaces of Venezuela in 2015 by the Great Place to Work Institute.
Roche is again in the Top10 of the Science Top Employer survey, maintaining the 8th place. A big "Thank You" to all of you who supported us in achieving this great success. "A top employer is an organization that treats employees with respect, has loyal employees, is socially responsible and has a work culture aligned with employees' values."
In 2014, Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis, USA has been recognized with the Working Mother award: "“Rochelings” is what they call the employee kids who attend this biotechnology company’s 10-week summer camp, held at headquarters’ private 45-acre park. In 2014, they took archery lessons, put on skits, built forts, canoed and even went on field trips. “It’s been a blessing for my family,” says master data compliance analyst Brandy Wagner, whose two kids are longtime campers. Flex schedules and lengthy vacations give parents a break. Those at the main office stay healthy by visiting its dietitian and fitness center, while those working off-campus receive free virtual personal training and $300 gym reimbursements. Up to $10,000 in tuition aid is available annually."
The great efforts of Genentech to support working mothers have been rewarded this year: "Mindfulness classes, meditation sessions and wellness courses keep moms focused at this biotechnology company, where an on-site fitness facility (with sauna, steam room, massage and personal training) and numerous special-interest clubs engender a fun atmosphere. Flexible hours and workspaces are popular, and everyone gets a fully paid six-week sabbatical every six years. Women now earn up to 12 fully paid weeks off after giving birth (versus six in 2014); secondary caregivers (including domestic partners) recently scored six paid weeks off (up from one). The number of women eligible for senior leadership roles here has tripled since 2010."
For the third time in a row, Roche PVT, the Roche competence center for laboratory automation in Waiblingen, was honored as one of the three most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany. Since more than 20 years the TOP 100 award has been given to companies which distinguish themselves by innovative strength and future viability. The award is based on a scientific analysis with more than 100 parameters. The Roche PVT convinced the committee by its innovation processes and success as well as the high number of patent applications.
This year, for the first time, Roche in Germany was named a MINT-Minded Company. (MINT stands for Mathematics, Information technology, Natural science and Technology.) The “audimax MEDIEN GmbH” and the initiative “MINT Zukunft schaffen” award this title to companies which support MINT-students, MINT-talents and MINT-specialists in an outstanding way. With activities like the MINT taster days or participating in the national Girl’s day Roche supports the MINT-idea. The nomination is done exclusively by the target group of MINT-students, -graduates and -talents.
Roche Germany is one of Europe’s 100 most attractive employers according to a poll conducted by “trendence”. About 300,000 graduates studying business, engineering and IT across Europe were surveyed on their dream employers and career plan. To be awarded, the company has to be listed in at least two countries in the Top 100.
Roche Diagnostics India has been chosen as Best Employer India 2015 by Aon Hewitt. As Best Employer, Roche prides itself among others on its high employee recommendation rate, clearly defined employer brand and excellent career opportunities to strong performers.
Roche has been selected as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Latin America 2015, by Great Place to Work® Institute. Roche across Latin America proved that it nurtures talent, values diversity and provides exceptional employment conditions.
In 2015 once again, more than 12,000 students in various disciplines gave Roche top ratings as an employer. One of the aims of the Universum Student Survey 2015 was to identify the best employer in Switzerland. Roche is among the top three employers in Natural Sciences.
Roche Diagnostics China has been honored as Best Employer in the recent Best Employers 2015 Awards by Aon Hewitt. This accolade, which was awarded in recognition of our efforts in making the company a great place to work, demonstrates that the human resources strategy implemented by Roche Diagnostics China is not only effective, but also supports the long-term success and sustainable development of the company.
Roche Slovensko has been awarded as one of the Best Employers of Slovakia in 2014 by Aon Hewitt.
Roche Pharmaceuticals Brazil and Roche Diagnostics received the Great Place to Work - Healthcare 2014 - Award. Brazil Pharma won the 8th position in the category Pharmaceutical Companies, while Roche Diagnostics was recognized with the 1st position in the category Industries and Services. This award recognizes the 2014 best companies to work for in the health sector.
Genentech has been named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". To identify the 100 best companies to work for, each year FORTUNE partners with the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTWI) to conduct an extensive employee survey of corporate America. The survey asks questions related to employees' attitudes about job satisfaction, camaraderie and the management's credibility. This year Genentech earned the 9th place.
Roche Diagnostics Indianapolis was ranked 77th by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For".
Roche Singapore has been awarded by Aon Hewitt as Best Employer – Commitment to Engagement Singapore 2015. Additionally, we have been also recognized as Regional Best Employer in Asia Pacific as 3 countries (Singapore, Korea and China) got the same recognition. Roche in Singapore inspires strong commitment and superior performance from its people and manages its business in ways that build long-term success and sustainability.
Roche Diagnostics China, following the years 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, for the fifth consecutive year won the Top Employers China 2015 certificate.
Roche Israel has been recognized as Top Employer Israel 2015. Roche in Israel always strives to optimise its employment practices and to develop its employees.
In 2015, Roche received the Top Employer Europe Award and has been certified in the following countries: France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom
Roche Switzerland is the “Best Swiss Employer” in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in 2014. The consulting firm Universum surveys professionals with an academic background on their career expectations, how they perceive companies as employers and what they associate with these employers.
In 2014, 4,177 professionals participated in the survey. Roche earned the ranking of best employer in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, among others.
Genentech and Roche have been identified by the 2014 Science Careers Top Employer Survey as one of the best 20 companies. Genentech finished 3rd, while Roche (excluding Genentech) made it to the 8th place. Respondents ranked being "an innovative leader in the industry" as the most important driver.
Roche Chile has been honored with the Great Place to Work award. Roche has been named1st among Pharmaceutical companies and 18th in the overall competition. Roche in Chile stands out for creating a culture of great place to work and consistently reliable beyond national boundaries.
Working Mother magazine named Roche Indianapolis as one of the "Working Mother 100 Best Companies". This recognition shows that Roche is moving steadily in the right direction when it comes to supporting mothers in the workplace with policies, programs and a corporate culture that help them balance the demands of work and home. This means delivering flexible work arrangements, paid parental/ maternity leave and gender diversity initiatives.
Universum Most Attractive Employer 2014: As part of the 2014 Universum Student Survey, over 11,000 students from all different disciplines were asked their opinions on the best companies in Switzerland to work for. The results are in, and they’re in our favor: as an employer, Roche made it into the Top 10 in four categories.
Roche Hellas was named for the second consecutive year to Greece’s “Best Workplace 2014” list of the Great Place to Work Institute. This year Roche Hellas ranked 8th in the list medium sized (50-250 employees) companies and 3rd amongst Pharmaceutical companies in Greece.
Roche Pharma China won the "Top 3 Ideal Employer" Award (Health/Medicine students) in 2014.
Universum surveyed over 50,000 Chinese students on where they want to work after graduation. The results of the Chinese Student Survey reveal how students perceive employers. Last year, Roche Pharma China ranked No.6 in pharmaceutical industry, while this year, Roche Pharma China forwarded 3 rankings, it's the best rank it has ever had.
Roche Mexico has been recognized by The Great Place To Work Institute as one of the Top 60 Best Places To Work for Gender Equity in Mexico in 2013.
Roche Pharma China has been awarded the "Most Attractive Employer 2013" certification. Among top 10 enterprises, Roche Pharma got the 2nd place, being regarded as an employer with high awareness and good image in China based on “Aon Hewitt 2013 External Employer Brand Survey”.
In 2014, Roche received the Top Employer Europe Award and has been certified in the following countries: France, Italy, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom
Roche in Vietnam has been awarded top 5 of best places to work in pharmaceutical/biotech/healthcare industry. Roche Pharma Vietnam ranked No. 5 on the survey which has been organized the first time in Vietnam by Nielsen and Anphabe. The survey methodology was based on in-depth interviews with HR professionals/ Researchers, Focus Group survey with diversified Talent group, Quantitative Online Survey (9,000+ surveyors) with 6 criteria.
Roche Diagnostics China, following the years 2011, 2012 and 2013, for the fourth consecutive year won the Top Employers China 2014 certificate.
Genentech was once again made it to Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year Genentech earned the 6th place.
In 2014, Roche Diagnostics was named to Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. This year Roche Diagnostics earned the 68th place.
Roche and Genentech have been awarded on Science 2013 Top Employers ranking. Genentech has finished 2nd and Roche - excluding Genentech - has finished on the 16th place. GNE has been awarded a top 3 spot 12 times in a row.
Roche Romania has received the 2nd place for Aon Hewitt's Best Employer Award in Romania, in the "Small sized companies" (< 250 local employees) category. The study was held for the first time in Romania, and Roche was the only company from the pharmaceutical industry that qualified for the award.
Roche Diagnostics Polska was awarded 2nd place in The Antal International survey as "The Most Desirable Employers in 2013" in Poland in the Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals category. The survey was conducted in September 2013 and involved 3085 anonymous respondents from Poland.
On March 07, 2013 Roche Germany (Pharma & Diagnostics) has been awarded the Top Employer Award. Roche Pharma AG in Germany has been given this significant award for the second year running. The best results were achieved in the categories of “corporate culture” and “benefits”. However, "career perspectives" is still an area that needs development. Overall, Roche Germany is in line to maintain its position as an employer of choice for the workforce 2020.
Roche in Germany has again been distinguished in Germany as attractive employer. We received an award as „Star“ employer in the study “Praktikantenspiegel 2013” (interns survey 2013) from the management consultancy company Clevis, the career network Absolventa, and the job portal Praktikum.info.
In 2013, Roche Diagnostics Corporation was named for the first time to FORTUNE magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For."
Roche Pharma AG Germany has received the “Great Place to Work” Award. More than 500 companies have participated in the competition and 100 of them got the award. We are particularly happy being one of the companies, as the award is based on direct employee feedback.
Roche Hellas was named for the first time to Greece’s “Best Workplaces 2013” list of the Great Place to Work Institute. Roche Hellas ranked 4th in the list of 10 medium sized (50-250 employees) companies in Greece.
Roche has been chosen as one of Switzerland's Top Employers for 2013. This accolade is restricted to companies that offer outstanding working conditions. Using a variety of criteria, the independent Corporate Research Foundation Institute (CRF) assessed Roche's commitment to its employees as reflected in the working conditions it offers and the efforts it makes to create an attractive working environment.
Roche in the UK has been named as one of Britain’s Top Employers for 2013, as certified by the CRF Institute.The prestigious list identifies companies that demonstrate best practices in HR and go the extra mile to provide top quality services and facilities for employees.
In 2013, Genentech was once again named to FORTUNE magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." This year marks Genentech’s 15th consecutive year to be named a Best Company by FORTUNE.
Roche Diagnostics China has again been honored as “2013 China’s Top Employers” by CRF Institute (Corporate Research Foundation) after having won the award in the years of 2011 and 2012 running.