Horizon Pharma plc
Apr 12, 2017

Horizon Pharma plc Named One of the Best Workplaces in Health Care by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs, today announced that it has been selected as one of the country's "Best Workplaces in Health Care" by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.  Horizon is ranked seventh on the list.

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"It is an honor to be nationally recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Health Care," said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Horizon Pharma plc.  "At Horizon, we strive to help people live better lives and that starts with our employees. This award is more than recognition.  It is validation that the company culture we've worked hard to build and maintain deeply resonates with our employees in the meaningful work they do each and every day."

The Best Workplaces in Health Care is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. To see the schedule for all Great Place to Work Best Workplace lists and more information on how to apply, visit Great Place to Work's website.

About Horizon Pharma plc
Horizon Pharma plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated and accessible medicines that address unmet medical needs.  The Company markets 11 medicines through its orphan, rheumatology and primary care business units.  For more information, please visit www.horizonpharma.com. Follow @HZNPplc on Twitter or view careers on our LinkedIn page.

About The Best Workplaces in Health Care
Published by Great Place to Work and Fortune, the Best Workplaces in Health Care rankings are based on feedback from more than 87,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in health care, including the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector.  Employees completed an anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the building blocks of a great workplace.  Employees rated leadership strength and integrity, pride in their work and organization, and the quality of relationships with co-workers, among other factors.  Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95 percent confidence level and a margin of error of 5 percent or less.

Earning a place on this list indicates a company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a Great Place to Work For All™.  Rankings reward organizations where not only the majority of their employees experience a great place to work, but these experiences are highly consistent regardless of who people are or what they do within the organization.  Results are considered based on the complexity of the employee population and relative to peer performance.

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.  Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework and expertise needed to create, sustain and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries.

Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.  When sharing on social media about the 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care, please use the hashtag: #bestworkplaces.

Contacts:

Geoff Curtis

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

media@horizonpharma.com

Source: Horizon Pharma plc

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