Takeda Named One of the ‘Healthiest Companies in America’

Interactive Health today announced the winners of its “Healthiest Companies in America” award and Deerfield-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals was one of 67 honorees.

The award recognizes select American companies for their efforts to prioritize employee health and create an ongoing culture of health and wellbeing. 2014 marks the third consecutive year and fourth in six years that Takeda has won the award. Takeda programs that provide support and encourage healthy lifestyle choices include:

- Onsite free fitness center
- Onsite Weight Watchers meetings
- Onsite flu shots
- Annual “Takeda Cares Day” 5k run/walk benefiting local community organizations
- Onsite walking path
- Personal counseling through an Employee Assistance Program
- Tobacco cessation
- Disease management
- Fitness challenges
- Healthy, sustainable onsite food options
- Onsite nutritionist
- “Ask Our RD” program
- Informed Health Line with 24/7 access to a nurse call center
- Numerous online resources

“Takeda is committed to prioritizing employee health by offering a variety of wellness programs and opportunities,” said Laurene Giagnorio, senior vice president, and head of human resources and administration at Takeda. “Receiving this kind of recognition confirms that our efforts make an impact and sends a strong message that Takeda is an organization that lives out the value we place on health and well-being.”

For more information on “Healthiest Companies in America,” visit  www.interactivehealthinc.com/healthiest-Companies-in-America.asp



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