SOURCE: Chiesi USA, Inc.

Chiesi USA, Inc.

February 10, 2016 07:00 ET

Chiesi USA, Inc. Certified as One of the Top Employers USA 2016

CARY, NC--(Marketwired - February 10, 2016) - Chiesi USA, Inc. announced today that the Top Employers Institute has named the company a Top Employer in the United States for 2016. The Top Employers Institute is a global organization that certifies excellence in employment practices worldwide. The certification is based on a stringent assessment of an employer's success in providing a positive work environment, nurturing and developing talent at all levels of the organization, and continuously optimizing employment practices.

The assessment measured Chiesi's talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, learning and development, performance management, leadership development, career and succession management, compensation and benefits, and overall corporate culture. Results of the research are independently audited and verified.

Chiesi USA was cited by the Institute for offering "a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions, to performance-management programs that are well thought out and truly aligned with the culture of the company."

"This certification as Top Employer validates our ongoing effort to create an extraordinary workplace here at Chiesi USA," said Ken McBean, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our culture stresses the importance of the work we do, the individual contribution that every one of us makes to serving our providers and patients, and the rewards we receive as high-performing members of a great team."

Chiesi will be honored, along with other Top Employers in North America and Latin America, at an awards ceremony and dinner to be held in Washington, D.C. on March 8.

About Chiesi USA, Inc.

Chiesi USA, Inc., headquartered in Cary, N.C., is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing products for the hospital and adjacent specialty markets. Key elements of the Company's strategy are to focus its commercial and development efforts in the hospital and adjacent specialty product sector within the U.S. pharmaceutical marketplace; continue to seek opportunities to acquire companies, marketed or registration-stage products and late-stage development products that fit within the Company's focus areas; and generate revenues by marketing approved generic products through the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Aristos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Chiesi USA, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. For more information, visit www.chiesiusa.com.

About the Top Employers Institute

To learn more about the Top Employers Institute and the Top Employers Certification, visit www.top-employers.com.

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