Cambridge, UK, 13 January 2021: Today Abcam (AIM:ABC; NASDAQ:ABCM), a global innovator in life science reagents and tools, was honored with a Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2021 by Glassdoor, the worldwide leader on insights about jobs and companies.
Nick Skinner, SVP Human Resources at Abcam commented: “I am delighted by the positive feedback received from our employees, especially over the past year. Delivering our ambitious strategy depends on our engaged global team and I am proud of what we’ve achieved together. We continuously strive to better support the life science community to accelerate scientific breakthroughs that can benefit all.”
Abcam has a strong focus on attracting, developing and retaining top talent, as well as promoting continuous learning, diversity and inclusion and supporting local communities. It also offers several employee rewards and recognition initiatives including AbShare, Abcam‘s multi-award-winning share program.
In early 2020, the Company responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing a series of measures aimed at protecting employees, increasing connectivity and supporting wellbeing at each of its 13 global locations, including its headquarters in Cambridge, UK.
Christian Sutherland-Wong, CEO at Glassdoor said: “This year’s winning employers have proven, according to employees, that even during extraordinary times, they’ll rise to the challenge to support their people. A mission-driven culture, transparent leadership and career opportunities are always hallmarks of Best Places to Work winners. This year, we also see exceptional employers who have prioritized the health, safety and well-being of their employees.”
Based solely on the input of employees, Abcam has moved up from 2020’s ranking of 6th on the list. Its CEO Alan Hirzel was also ranked 2nd on Glassdoor’s list of best UK leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Dr Priya Kalia
Senior Consultant, External Communications
External Communications Manager