Organon ranked seventh among large companies in this year's Best Places to Work in Industry survey - its first year on our charts. Despite being acquired last fall by fifth-ranking Schering-Plough, employees say Organon has so far retained its identity and commitment to high-quality research. Most are optimistic about the change.
With the acquisition, Organon brings nearly 3,000 new research and development employees to Schering-Plough's team of some 4,400. In addition, Organon's line of more than two dozen products will be a strong complement to Schering-Plough's $12 billion in revenue, according to Anja Garritsen, head of target discovery in Organon's office in Oss, the Netherlands.
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