Private joint stock company “Pharmaceutical Firm Darnitsa” (Kyiv) was included in top-3 employers of pharmaceuticals sphere of the “Best Employers of Ukraine” ranking, made by Focus Magazine. The ranking was published in the magazine’s issue 47(553) from November 23, 2017. There were no better or worse companies in the ranking. German concern Bayer and Ukrainian company Farmak were also included in top-3 employers. Focus Magazine defined its top employers by questioning more than 500 students of Ukraine’s leading universities and a special readers’ voting on focus.ua, website. More than 5,000 readers took part in a quiz. “We aim hey efforts towards the construction of the effective motivation system and internal teamwork,” Svitlana Didenko, “Darnitsa” CEO said while commenting the results of the ranking. According to her, “Darnitsa” has launched several programs for its personnel training and development. “The Energy of knowledge” internship program for students was launched in 2016. In 2017 the company started its Talent Pool program, focused on finding and developing the staff workers with a high potential for professional growth. And with the start of Idea Box platform for ideas “Darnitsa” employees got the extra opportunities to influence on the company’s activity, to contribute to the company’s efficiency growth. “Every worker can submit an offer on how to optimize various business processes, improvement of the internal communications efficiency, as well as multifunctional cooperation,” Svitlana Didenko said. “Within six months of the platform activity, workers submitted more than 60 ideas, part of which was taken in consideration,” she added. “Pharmaceutical Firm Darnitsa”, founded in 1930, is Ukraine’s leading producer of various forms and types of medicine: vaccines, drops, powders, infusions and much more. In general, company’s portfolio includes about 250 various brands of pharmaceuticals. Ukraine’s Member of parliament Hlib Zagoriy is one of the co-owners of Darnitsa.