Horizon Pharma plc Named One of the Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Chicago by FORTUNE

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP) today announced that it has been selected to FORTUNE and Great Place to Work’s 2018 “Best Workplaces in Chicago” list. Horizon ranked number four out of 25 other small and medium sized companies.

“It’s a great honor that FORTUNE and Great Place to Work have again named Horizon Pharma as one of the top workplaces in Chicago,” said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Many of us are proud to both live and work in the Chicagoland community.  The growing and diverse life sciences ecosystem here is a source for some of the most skilled professionals in the industry.  We are proud of our talented employees who help shape our culture so that we can make a powerful difference for our patients, their caregivers and physicians.”

Horizon received this accolade based on employees' anonymous responses to an extensive survey about their experiences at work. Great Place to Work reviewed the survey results of more than 11,000 employees from companies across Chicago. Horizon Pharma was also recently named the number one biopharma company to work for by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work.

About Horizon Pharma plc
Horizon Pharma plc is focused on researching, developing and commercializing innovative medicines that address unmet treatment needs for rare and rheumatic diseases.  By fostering a growing pipeline of medicines in development and exploring all potential uses for currently marketed medicines, we strive to make a powerful difference for patients, their caregivers and physicians.  For us, it’s personal: by living up to our own potential, we are helping others live up to theirs.  For more information, please visit www.horizonpharma.com, follow us @HZNPplc on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

About the Best Workplaces in Chicago
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 11,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

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 & 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.

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