KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alcon Johor, an affiliate of the largest eye care device company in the world with 75 years heritage, present in over 70 countries and serving patients in more than 140 countries by over 23,000 associates, has been recently recognized as one of the best places to work for in Malaysia. During the assessment, the company received outstanding scores across several aspects of their workplace, going beyond the norm fostering a workplace environment built on employee commitment, teamwork, integrity, corporate citizenship and the pursuit of excellence.
In this pandemic, we learned that employers in Malaysia considering the overall wellbeing of their employees is of utmost importance. Alcon Johor is one of the great examples, with excellent policies and practices which support and protect employees’ physical and emotional health, while continuing to keep the focus on their patients’ needs.
“This recognition is truly an honor and we are truly humbled to receive it. This is a testimony to an amazing work family, which we have here in Alcon Johor. They never cease to amaze me with their compassion for each other, and willingness to come together to take on any challenge which is posed to the company. We always believed that we have a great team here at the site and wanted to foster a truly family atmosphere here… where everyone felt that they belong, look out for each other…where they felt safe and want to stay and have a career with us…and as they say, what you believe will eventually come true! We are blessed with a truly amazing family!” said Dr. James J. Govindasamy, General Manager.
“We are truly honored being certified among the Best Places to Work in Malaysia for 2021. To receive this prestigious award during the pandemic is a testament to the commitment and dedication of our Alcon Johor family. I feel extremely proud of this achievement and our team will strive to continually improve our HR practices to enhance the satisfaction to not only our associates, their family, our customers and patients, but also our society. Helping People See Brilliantly is our purpose!” said Tan, Bee Hong, HR Director.
About Ciba Vision Johor Sdn. Bhd
Alcon is the world leader in eye care, dedicated to helping people see brilliantly. With our 70-plus-year heritage, we are the largest eye care device company in the world – with complementary businesses in Surgical and Vision Care. Our business is built on a solid foundation of market-leading eye care expertise and deep, long-standing relationships with eye care professionals. Alcon is leading in eye care innovation and is well positioned for growth in an expanding global marketplace. We have a long history of industry firsts, based on deep capabilities in materials science, surface chemistry and optics. Our strong pipeline includes more than 100 projects in process and more than 1,200 associates worldwide, researching and developing treatments for vision conditions and eye diseases.
CIBA VISION Johor Sdn. Bhd. is known internally as Alcon Johor and is part of the Alcon Vision Care portfolio, established in 2005 and fully operational commercially in 2007.
The Alcon Johor manufacturing site is mandated to be the center of excellence for Double Sided Molding (DSM) platform for Alcon globally, focused solely on producing high quality sterile soft contact lenses for correction of refractive error and/or for use as bandage lenses for more than one hundred countries worldwide, when it was established in 2005. Our manufacturing facility is located in a wholly owned thirty-two (32) acres campus at Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP), Johor, Malaysia.
The site produces Alcon’s first and only contact lenses to bring together two advanced technologies designed to provide longer-lasting lens surface moisture and deposit protection, the AIR OPTIX® product family. They provide clear vision and consistent comfort, and nearly all produced exclusively at the site for the global market.
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