Abbvie Lebanon and Abbvie Middle East certified as one of the Top Employers 2016


Lebanon, 29th of Feb – Abbvie Lebanon & Abbvie Middle East is proud to announce that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings. 

The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organization, and which strive to continuously optimize employment practices. Abbvie Lebanon and Middle East has been awarded the exclusive Top Employers Lebanon & Middle East 2016 Certification. 

The Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people. It has just announced the results of this year’s research into the employee conditions of significant employers’ worldwide. Abbvie Lebanon is one of the select organizations to achieve the Top Employers Lebanon 2016 Certification, and is delighted to be officially recognized as a leading employer. 

Crucial to the Top Employers Certification is the completion of a stringent research process, and meeting the required standard in order to achieve Certification. To further reinforce the validity of the process, all answers were independently audited, meaning this research has verified Abbvie Lebanon’s outstanding employee conditions and earned them a coveted spot among a choice group of certified Top Employers. 

The Top Employers Institute assessed Abbvie Lebanon’s employee offerings on the following criteria: 

• Talent Strategy  

• Workforce Planning 

• On-Boarding 

• Learning & Development 

• Performance Management 

• Leadership Development 

• Career & Succession Management 

• Compensation & Benefits 

• Culture 







Dennis Utter, Global Business Director for the Top Employers Institute: “Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally. Our comprehensive research concluded that Abbvie UAE provides an outstanding employment environment, and offers 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 their company.” 


Abboud Bejjani, Vice President Abbvie Middle East, Africa & Pakistan: “Working for AbbVie makes me proud. We are in continuous and robust development, in order to bring the best for our patients. I can see our employees growing in such a professional and great culture. AbbVie deserves being a Top Employer.”


Henri Louw, HR Director for Middle East Africa & Pakistan: “I know how hard everyone has worked to build our company, to create our wonderful culture and to serve patients. Personally, I am immensely proud to be part of this organization. I’m proud of our people, where we don’t just witness the change, but we also lead it.”


Dany Khoury, General Manager for Levant: “Getting this award does not mean we stop, or that we say “we are a top employer, we don’t have to do anything else”. Because Top Employer is also a diagnostic tool, we have been benchmarked against other companies, so we can use this information to see where we are strong and to see where we can improve”.


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