• Saturday, 17 August 2019

Nancy Vitale of Genentech Joins Better to Reveal the DNA of Innovative Great Workplace Culture


OAKLAND, Calif: Great Place to Work, the global authority on high trust workplace culture, recently unveiled Better, a new podcast series of interviews with some of the best leaders in business.

In the third episode, Nancy Vitale, the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Genentech, explains how the company's culture starts with its patients. A leading company in biotech and pharma, Genentech has created a winning workplace by having a clarity of mission, which is to deliver life-saving drugs to millions of people around the world. Vitale shares what has kept the company among the best workplaces in the U.S. since it was founded in 1976 and how it continues to be one of the most innovative employers in the biotech industry.

Each episode of Better offers tips, strategy, and advice from executives at Great Place to Work-Certified companies that make their workplace culture a top priority, because they know it's ultimately better for their people, better for business, and better for the world. In each episode, host Christopher Tkaczyk chats with executives from some of the world's best workplaces to learn more about the tools companies need to become better by focusing on the business case—and the results—that come from putting people first.

The first season of Better was recorded during the 2019 Great Place to Work For All Summit in San Francisco. Podcast episodes can be found on Apple iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and TuneIn, as well as Great Place to Work's website.

Better Season 1 Schedule

Michael C. Bush, CEO, Great Place to Work (May 31)
Matthew Schuyler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton (June 10)
Nancy Vitale, SVP of Human Resources, Genentech (June 17)
Gale King, EVP & Chief Administrative Officer, Nationwide (July 10)
Frans Johansson, Founder of The Medici Group (July 17)
Regine Buettner, EVP HR Global, and John Pearson, CEO; DHL Express (July 24)
Christian Clerc, President, Worldwide Hotel Operations, Four Seasons (July 31)
Kelly Grier, Americas Managing Partner, EY (August 7)
Derek Bang, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Crowe (August 14)
Fran Katsoudis, EVP & Chief People Officer, Cisco (August 21)
Ellen McGirt, Senior Editor, Fortune (August 28)
Greg Pryor, SVP, People & Performance Evangelist, Workday (September 4)

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