The secret of sustainable and strong development is human factor
The world-famous Fortune Magazine has released its list of top 1,000 companies being most admired, in which technology companies (Apple, Google and Amazon) have impressively sustain the top positions. In medical product and equipment category, Fortune introduced Abbott as leader and 2014 also marked the 30th year the company being on the prestigious list.
Striving to be a premier employer in every country where Abbott operates
In Fortune’s Most Admired Companies list, while technology companies have been described as “user-friendly”, “customer centric” to be seen as admired companies, of particular note, Abbott ranked first in Talent Management amongst all companies in the category.
The company has sustained leadership position in health care category globally (examples: No.1 in pediatric nutrition in the U.S. and many international markets; No.1 in adult nutrition worldwide; No. 1 in immunoassay diagnostics; No. 1 in blood screening, etc).
In addition to their science-based innovation and strong presence in emerging markets, Abbott’s focus on developing its employees and building a healthy working environment has contributed to its sustainable leadership.
In Vietnam, recently, Abbott was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Work in Vietnam”. Notably, in the category of “Work and Life Quality”, the company achieved the No. 2 position across all industries.
The achievement demonstrates Abbott’s commitment to taking a customized, locally-focused approach to meet the specific needs of its business and employees in Vietnam.
“With a nearly 20-year local history, Vietnam is one of the key emerging markets for Abbott and an example of sustainable business growth, strong local talent and significant opportunity. People are at the core of our business and I am proud to work with such a dedicated team who is committed to delivering the best to the consumers who depend on our products,” Mr. Jullian Caillet, General Manager of Abbott Nutrition, said.
He added: “Abbott has continuously invested in Vietnam — to not only better serve local consumers, but also to develop a strong local team by providing opportunities for them to learn, develop and move forward with their career to reach the next level of success. This is a demonstration of our long-term commitment to the country.”
Investment in local talent is an investment in sustainable business growth
Nowadays, companies recognize that motivating talent complements sustainable growth-boosting performance and raising morale. It’s what drives business performance today and ensures that we can deliver results tomorrow.
With approximately 3,400 employees, Abbott Vietnam’s vision is to support employees and connect them with their potential. Abbott provides strong culture of leadership development that supports employees at every stage of their career.
Abbott has also concentrated on creating and implementing benefits and programs that meet the needs of employees.
The company emphasizes to build high quality working environment with happy, healthy and satisfied employees through several local HR programs including environment, health & safety (EHS) programs, social activities for employees and families, diversified training programs from management level to staff and international promotion rate. All of these programs have made Abbott one of the most attractive workplaces. It’s recognition that what’s good for Abbott’s employees is good for business.
With tremendous effort to build up a happy and healthy workforce, Abbott has been recognized by several credible rankings, like being ranked among Top 10 Best companies by Working Mother Magazine, Top 10 Best places for Working Mom, and one of the top employers in the healthcare industry by Science Magazine.
Ms. Tran Kim Hanh – HR Director of Abbott Vietnam shared her view on talent development, “At Abbott, we care for our employees and help them to build extraordinary careers. Our employees’ ability to succeed with challenging and rewarding work is what helps us grow a strong and sustainable presence in Vietnam. At Abbott, we inspire our employees to enjoy their work, and find motivation and inspiration in the satisfaction of our customers.”
By motivating its employees, Abbott Vietnam has demonstrated its commitment to improve healthcare for Vietnamese people and sustain the company’s development.