SOURCE: Horizon Pharma plc

Horizon Pharma plc

April 04, 2016 07:00 ET

Horizon Pharma plc Named to Crain's Chicago Business First Ever 2016 "Best Places To Work for Women Over 35" List

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2016) - Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs, today announced that it has been selected to the Crain's Chicago Business "2016 Best Places To Work for Women Over 35" list. This year's Crain's list is the first ever to specifically recognize companies that foster exceptional work environments for women.

"We are committed to and driven by a company culture that places tremendous value on diversity and inclusion," said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "At Horizon, women make up 40% of our upper management team. We believe that by employing a more diverse workforce from a wide array of backgrounds, we are better able to address the diverse needs of our patients. To receive such a prestigious honor reinforces and fuels our ongoing commitment to our people and the work we do each and every day at Horizon to make a difference."

The Crain's Chicago Business "2016 Best Places To Work for Women Over 35" designation is based on surveys compiled by Buck Consultants, a global human resources organization. The firm surveyed Chicago-area businesses and employees about company benefits, pay, hiring practices, relationships with management and career development. This year, more than 13,000 Chicago-area employees participated. The complete report can be found at www.chicagobusiness.com.

About Horizon Pharma plc
Horizon Pharma plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs. The Company markets nine medicines through its orphan, rheumatology and primary care business units. Horizon's global headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland and U.S. headquarters are in Deerfield, Ill. For more information, please visit www.horizonpharma.com. Follow @HZNPplc on Twitter or view careers on our LinkedIn page.

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