Monday, January 17, 2022


AstraZeneca Levant recognized among the best workplaces in Iraq

 AstraZeneca Levant recognized among the best workplaces in Iraq

(Photo courtesy: Towfiqu Barbhuiya)

Dubai ( – AstraZeneca Levant, an affiliate of the multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has been recently recognized as one of the best places to work in Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. The certification comes as a result of independent analysis carried out by the Best Places to Work organization and highlights the company dedication to maintaining an outstanding workplace culture.

Best Places to Work is an international certification program, considered as the ‘Platinum Standard’ in identifying and recognizing top workplaces around the world, providing employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and the satisfaction of their employees and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience with the highest standards in regard to working conditions.

In a statement from Rami Scandar, NEMAG Country President for AstraZeneca, he said: “At AstraZeneca Near East & Maghreb, we believe that People Behind the Numbers are More Important than the Numbers. We ensure that everyone who chooses to work for our company can reach their full potential & make a valued contribution to the enterprise. I am proud to sustain this award for Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq, but looking forward to extend it to more countries within NEMAG cluster, enhancing AZ image as an Employer of Choice & a Great Place to Work.”

“At AZ Iraq, we mainly focus on our people being our major asset. They have developed to understand what real business is, what matters most & think independently. All the credit goes to the line managers and cross functional teams who have nurtured a strong culture of value and inclusion, dedicated to building a trustful organization that embraces diversity and gives room to further development and learning,” said Ayman Rahhal, Country Director Iraq for AstraZeneca.