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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Employees in region:
1,473
Sector:
Life-sciences
HQ location:
Cambridge, MA

www.vrtx.com

Top Workplace
’09, ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13

About Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative new medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Founded in 1989, Vertex today employs more than 2,200 people at sites around the world. Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to cure or significantly advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis and other life-threatening diseases. Vertex headquarters are based in Cambridge, MA just outside of Boston. In addition to Cambridge, Vertex has four other research and development sites and seven commercial offices.

What employees say

“At Vertex, we use breakthrough science to create transformational medicines for people.”
“Environment fosters teamwork, creativity, and innovation.”
“I am allowed to challenge myself in the work I take on.”
“I am making positive contributions to cure very bad diseases and I enjoy doing that.”
“I have a great team that I work with and am respected and appreciated for the job that I do.”
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