AZ recognized as a top company for female executives

The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) named AstraZeneca one of the top 50 companies for female executives for the fourth consecutive year.

NAFE recognizes organizations for policies and practices that encourage women’s advancement, and in particular, the number of women holding executive positions in the business.

Within AstraZeneca, women lead key teams and functions, including the chief operating officer, US; vice president, human resources, US; vice president, sales and marketing, Cornerstone brands; regional vice president of supply, Americas; and vice president, sales and marketing, Growth brands. All US-based women representing US or global functions were considered in the total submission on behalf of AstraZeneca.

AstraZeneca offers programs that contribute to a supportive working culture for women, including:

  • Career development and mentoring programs, including support for women’s advancement
  • Diverse employee network groups, including the “AZ Network of Women”
  • Work/life resource and employee assistance programs providing confidential, personal support, resources and referrals to help solve a wide range of personal and work-related challenges