Horizon Pharma plc
May 25, 2017

Horizon Pharma plc Named One of the Best Workplaces in Chicago by Fortune

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 25, 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 to Fortune's "Best Workplaces in Chicago" list.  Horizon ranked number two on the list of the best small and medium-sized companies.

"It's a great honor to be recognized by Fortune as one of its Best Workplaces in Chicago," said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Horizon Pharma plc. "At Horizon, we know our employees are our most important asset and we work hard to provide an enriching environment where our whole team feels valued and empowered to create change."

Horizon received this recognition based on employees' anonymous responses to an extensive survey about their camaraderie, professional development and sense of purpose at work.  Great Place to Work® reviewed the survey results of more than 81,000 employees in the Chicago area.

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 Chicago
Rankings are based on feedback from more than 81,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations with locations in the Chicago area. An anonymous Trust Index© survey assessed their camaraderie, management, professional development, sense of purpose and other elements essential for an outstanding workplace. Scores also consider the complexity of organizations' employee populations and how much of their business is located in the Chicago area.

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies, industries, and internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance. Follow Great Place to Work at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

U.S. media contact:

Geoff Curtis

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Chief Communications Officer

media@horizonpharma.com

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