Novo Nordisk

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A view of a company flag at the global healthcare company Novo Nordisk's factory in Chartres, on February 17, 2014. The Danish company, is a world leader in diabetes care and employs, in Chartres, 950 employees. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER (Photo credit should read JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)Photograph by Jean-Francois Monier — AFP/Getty Images

    At Novo Nordisk, a healthcare company that makes diabetes products, employees are excited to be doing work that helps others. 95 percent of employees report being proud to tell others where they work. “It is very fulfilling knowing that the product we put out to the world is saving lives all over the world,” one employee says. Each employee is also given 80 hours of paid volunteering time each year to give back in their own ways. Novo Nordisk is generous with perks, too, offering annual all-expense-paid vacations for top performers, free snacks and beverages, and a fitness center. Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    IndustryBiotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
    HQ locationPlainsboro, New Jersey
    Year founded1,982
    Type of organizationPublic
    Revenue (latest fiscal year)$15.2 billion
    Web addresswww.novonordisk-us.com
    Global employee headcount40,000
    Best Companies rank66
    % of millennials in the workforce20%