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    The U.S. arm of this Danish pharmaceutical giant tries to encourage a diverse culture in everything it does, says senior manager of talent acquisition Jennifer Kniering. But to help aid the process, Novo Nordisk welcomes employee affinity groups like Hispanics & Latinos at Novo or Women at Novo, where colleagues can get career advice and network with executives. These groups also host events and speaker series, which provide “ways to get exposure and step outside your comfort zone,” said Kniering. Read the Great Place to Work review.

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    Company Information

    HQ Location
    Plainsboro, N.J.
    Industry
    Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    Type of Organization
    Public
    Year Founded1,982
    Web Addresshttp://www.novonordisk-us.com
    Total # of Employees
    45,250
    Best Companies Rank66
    Best Companies URL/best-companies/novo-nordisk-66/

    Diversity

    % of Women56%
    % of Women in Executive Positions41%
    % of Women in Manager Positions49%
    % of Minorities23%
    % of Minorities in Executive Positions18%
    % of Minorities in Manager Positions23%

    Race and Ethnicity Groups

    % African-American/Black7%
    % Asian8%
    % Hispanic/Latino6%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    0.23%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    0.36%
    % Two or More Races2%
    % Caucasian/White77%