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Becton Dickinson India ranked 7th Among The Aon Hewitt Best Employers in India 2011

(May 23, 2011) --

Becton Dickinson India ranked 7th Among The Aon Hewitt Best Employers in India 2011
- the only medical technology company to be ranked amongst top 25 -

New Delhi 23rd May 2011 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, was named among the best places to work in India, ranking 7th in The Aon Hewitt Best Employers Survey 2011. The Best Employers Study recognizes and acknowledges The Top 25 Best Employers in India – companies that have realized and acted on not just being The Best Employer but also becoming an ‘Employer of Choice’.

The Aon Hewitt Best Employers award bestowed upon BD - India for three consecutive years recognizes the Company’s achievements in creating a healthy and engaging work environment that differentiates itself and attracts talent through a combination of empowerment, leadership culture and a culture of innovation at work.

Receiving The Aon Hewitt Best Employers 2011 Award, Manoj Gopalakrishna, Managing Director, BD –India, said, “BD is proud to be recognized again by its competitors and peers as one of the best employers in India. To have improved our ranking from 12th last year to this year as 7th is truly overwhelming. This award truly endorses the commitment of our associates who relentlessly help BD pursue its purpose of “Helping all people live healthy lives.”

Some of the pivotal themes in 2011 Aon Hewitt Study that helped the ranking of BD - India were:

• strong organization alignment towards BD’s purpose of “Helping all people live healthy lives”
• effective people practices that are critical to BD - India’s high growth agenda
• sustaining a high performance workforce that is part of the culture at BD - India

Manish Sinha, Human Resources Director, BD- India, added,” This recognition truly belongs to our associates, who are passionate and committed. While we do all that we can to engage and provide opportunities to our associates, it is their individual commitment to create an impact in the healthcare ecosystem of India that makes BD - India such a great place to work.”

BD - India has a strong culture that motivates associates to contribute to the Company’s growth and success. BD works to address unmet global healthcare needs through sustainable business efforts and developing pioneering technologies as well as partnerships with philanthropic, government and nongovernmental organizations. Throughout the world, BD continues to be recognized as an outstanding corporate citizen and a great place to work. Some of the honors and recognitions received by various BD facilities and locations can be found online at

About BD

BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. The Company is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs approximately 29,000 associates in more than 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public. For more information, please visit