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Pfizer Canada is recognized as one of Montréal’s Top Employers (2020)


KIRKLAND, QC, Jan. 31, 2020  ̶  Pfizer Canada is pleased to announce that it is one of the winners of this year’s Montréal’s Top Employers (2020) competition, as announced by Mediacorp Canada Inc., organizers of the annual Canada’s Top 100 Employers project.

Cole Pinnow, Pfizer Canada President, Laura Larbalestier (right of Mr. Pinnow), VP of Human Resources, and her team members Audrey (far right) and Anne-Marie (far left) were delighted to accept this recognition on behalf of the organization and all colleagues.

Now in its 15th year, Montréal's Top Employers is a special designation that recognizes employers in Greater Montréal that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. Employers were evaluated by the editors at Canada's Top 100 Employers using the same criteria as the national competition: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. The annual competition is open to any employer with its head office in Greater Montréal; employers of any size may apply, whether private- or public-sector.

The full list of Montréal's Top Employers for 2020 was announced yesterday in a special magazine published in the Montreal Gazette and is available here.

‘’We are proud that one of the key strategies of the company is to unleash the power of our people. The recognition of Pfizer Canada as one of Montreal’s Top Employers demonstrates that we take this seriously by offering meaningful work to colleagues and making Pfizer an amazing workplace for all’’ said Laura Larbalestier, Vice President, Human Resources.

Here are some of the reasons why Pfizer Canada was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers (2020): Along with helping employees save for the future, Pfizer Canada offers retirement planning assistance and health benefits that extend to retirees (with 100 per cent premium coverage and no age limit). Pfizer Canada supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments and offers the convenience of onsite child care at its head office. Pfizer Canada recently re-aligned its community investment strategy under the theme of "empowering health at every stage of life. Finally, the company manages an annual "Give a Hand" day to encourage employees to volunteer in support of local communities.

About Pfizer Canada

Pfizer Canada ULC is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., one of the world's leading biopharmaceutical companies. Our diversified health care portfolio includes some of the world’s best known and most prescribed medicines and vaccines.We apply science and our global resources to improve the health and well-being of Canadians at every stage of life. Our commitment is reflected in everything we do, from our disease awareness initiatives to our community partnerships. To learn more about Pfizer Canada, visit or you can follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.


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