Hemas Pharmaceuticals, Sri Lanka’s foremost pharmaceutical importer and distributor for over seven decades, was certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka. Hemas Pharmaceuticals employees engaged in a multi-faceted anonymous survey conducted by Great Place to Work® on their workplace and provided extensive ratings based on which the company earned this valuable credential.

For over seven decades, Hemas Pharmaceuticals has been a leading importer and distributor of Pharmaceutical, Surgical and Diagnostics, Consumer Health, and Animal Health Products in Sri Lanka. This is as a result of passionate and dedicated teams who are committed to making healthful living happen across the communities we serve.

“We are delighted and honoured to be recognized as a Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka as we believe that a work culture that encourages and supports teams play a vital role in the growth of any business. For us, it is important that our teams are happy and that they understand the role they play in helping our communities. We spend a majority of our time during the day at work, and it determines the quality of our behavior, happiness and above all, our sense of self-worth ”, said Jude Fernando, Managing Director, Hemas Pharmaceuticals and Hemas Surgical & Diagnostics commenting on the recognition”.

According to Great Place to Work®, a great workplace is one in which employees no matter who they are and what they do for the organisation are having a consistently positive experience of trusting their leaders, enjoying the people they work with, and having pride in what they do. It is an honour for the company to be recognized by their employees as an organisation that fosters respect, trust and fairness.

"We applaud Hemas Pharmaceuticals for seeking employees' feedback and the opportunity to certify itself," said Kshanika Ratnayake, CEO of Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Hemas Pharmaceuticals should take into account as an indicator of high performance."