Current CEO: Ian T. Clark
Genentech is the company that put recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) technology on the map. The goal of Genentech and recombinant DNA technology was to create medical therapies using engineered copies of natural molecules and proteins. Today, Genentech’s success has made it a global leader in the biotechnical industry. Genentech has developed and distributed a number of medications to treat several health conditions.
Genentech’s laboratory focus is on oncology and immunology studies, but its scientists explore many other therapies including tissue repair, neuroscience and infectious disease. Genentech is a world leader in biotechnical medicine manufacturing and has the largest manufacturing capacity of any company in the nation. Those working at Genentech know they are a part of a team that provides for patients in need across the globe.
Genentech offers a range of employment opportunities. Genentech careers include research, manufacture, marketing, legal, financial, support and many others. There are over 11,000 people employed with Genentech, and each job has equal value within the company. Genentech knows that individual people are the source of its success and offers competitive salaries in every area of company operations. Full and part-time positions are available at each of Genentech’s five US locations.
Genentech benefits are among the most comprehensive in the nation. Ranked consistently in the annual Fortune Magazine article "100 Best Companies to Work For," Genentech offers immediate benefits to every employee that works 20 hours or more per week and his or her eligible dependants. True to its commitment to patient care, Genentech offers a variety of medical and prescription plans to suit the needs of its employees. Vision and dental coverage are available, along with reimbursement for membership at fitness centers. Financial benefits at Genentech include insurance and six percent 401K matching.
The Genentech culture is one that values the individual, from the patient to the employee. Genentech commits itself to creating an environment that promotes personal growth and cultural inclusion. Genentech employs a vastly diverse workforce and celebrates the unique goals and accomplishments of every one. Genentech has a number of employee-driven Diversity Network Associations that support community outreach efforts. Genentech prides itself on an atmosphere it calls "casual intensity.” Employees are casual in dress and demeanor but intense in their focus on science and patient care. Genentech is a place for employees to be themselves and make a global difference at once.