Novo Nordisk Canada joins BioTalent Canada national partnership network

OTTAWA, Canada – June 17, 2019 — BioTalent Canada today announced Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. has joined its national Partnership Plus network. The partnership is a perfect fit for two organizations who take pride in empowering their employees to make a difference in Canada’s bio-economy.

Novo Nordisk employs more than 300 people in Canada and has maintained a focus on employee-centred values and career advancement, and in turn, was recognized as a Top 100 Employer in Canada in 2015 and 2016.

“BioTalent Canada’s mission as a catalyst for growth in Canada’s bio-economy aligns perfectly with our own focus on innovation and our values, called The Novo Nordisk Way,” says Angie Ng, Associate Director, Human Resources. “We are excited to be joining BioTalent Canada’s partnership network and look forward to working together.”

Through this partnership, Novo Nordisk Canada will support BioTalent Canada’s activities, while promoting their own career opportunities to BioTalent Canada’s stakeholders via The PetriDish™ job board.

“The addition of Novo Nordisk to our network of corporate and academic partners strengthens our ability to identify and address skills gaps for Canada’s bio-economy,” says Rob Henderson, President and CEO of BioTalent Canada. “We are very pleased to welcome Novo Nordisk Canada onboard and have their expertise involved in our activities.”

BioTalent Canada’s partnership network brings together 56 bio-economy employers, national and regional associations, municipalities, post-secondary institutions, service providers and immigrant serving agencies connect to support BioTalent Canada programs’ success. The PetriDish™ is Canada’s only national bilingual bio-economy job board since 2004.

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About Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat obesity, hemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 43,200 people in 80 countries and markets its products in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit novonordisk.ca.

About BioTalent Canada

BioTalent Canada™ is the HR partner and a catalyst for growth in Canada’s bio-economy. Our engagement with employers, associations, post-secondary institutions, immigrant serving agencies and service providers has built a dynamic network that is identifying labour market needs, strengthening skills, connecting job-ready talent to industry and creating opportunities. For more information please visit biotalent.ca.

 

For more information contact:

Lisa Rostoks
Communications Manager
Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.
905-206-2281
lzro@novonordisk.com

Siobhan Williams
Director, Marketing and Communications
BioTalent Canada
613-235-1402 ext. 229
swilliams@biotalent.ca