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AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting bio-pharmaceutical companies. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. We’re constantly moving forward as a company ...
Mission: Are you ready to change lives for the better? To go beyond the normal nine to five to reach innovative goals? And to push the boundaries of scientific research for the future? Whether you’re a scientist, supply chain specialist or sales expert, when you join AstraZeneca, you ...
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Pam Cheng, our EVP, Global Operations, Global IT and Chief Sustainability Officer has been named by Fierce Pharma as one of its Fierce 50 Honorees of 2023. The Fierce 50 showcases companies and individuals driving advancements in medicine, fostering innovation and shaping the future of biopharma and healthcare. These individuals are recognized for pushing boundaries, defying limitations and igniting change in healthcare delivery, drug development, research and beyond. Learn more here:

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Winning two 2023 Freezer Challenge Awards demonstrates our commitment to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines in a way that is respectful of our planet. #WhatScienceCanDo

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    AstraZeneca Awards & Accolades

    • Top EmployersTop Employers Institute2022
    • GTAA Top Employer AwardThe Career Directory2022
    • 100 Best Companies for Women to WorkAvtar & Working Mother2020
    • Great Place to Work™ - CertifiedGreat Place to Work® Institute2020
    • The UK's 50 Most InDemand EmployersLinkedIn2014

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