June 14, 2007

Qiagen has been awarded the 2007 Workplace Excellence Award from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence. 

According to the Alliance, the award recognizes visionary employers who are paving the way to a workplace where men and women are able to experience professional and personal fulfillment and success, not only at work, but also at home and within the community.

The company completed a comprehensive and rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel.  The Alliance said that Qiagen demonstrated exemplary commitment to supportive corporate culture and management practices; family and employee friendly policies and practices; strong employee health and wellness initiatives; comprehensive growth and learning opportunities; and demonstration to corporate social responsibility and employee volunteerism.

Qiagen will receive the award June 14 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Maryland.