Inclusive Benefits Approach


LEO Pharma Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Denmark-based LEO Pharma A/S. The company marked its 10-year anniversary of its U.S. presence in 2019 and embarks on a strategic transformation as an employer of choice on a local and national level. The company faces the challenge of ensuring its benefits programs are inclusive and meet the needs of the company’s diverse employee population, while remaining competitive.


The company has continued to enhance its benefits program over the last decade for U.S. employees. This includes extending coverage of benefits to same-sex domestic partners. As part of its support of work-life flexibility, LEO Pharma Inc. has launched its Altruist Program, which provides all full-time employees with an additional paid day off per year to volunteer their time, energy and efforts to support programs in their communities. LEO Pharma grants three weeks of paid parental leave to full-time employees who are both mothers and fathers. The company has also increased virtual wellness offerings, through regular workouts and promoting its employee assistance program.


Employees share feedback appreciative of the company’s benefits design and flexibility. Since creation of the Altruist Program, employees have volunteered more than hundreds of hours.


Danielle Idone, Sr. Manager, Communications & Engagement 


Our mission at LEO Pharma is to help people around the world achieve healthy skin. To best enable our mission, we commit to advance diversity and inclusion with a clear focus, engaged leaders and everyday actions. We must champion and celebrate our differences within our organization to drive innovation for patients and the healthcare communities we serve. LEO Pharma is proud to join others in the commitment to be a workplace where all people can bring their authentic selves to work and thrive to their full potential, as we work together toward diversity and inclusion within our organization, industry and broader community.

Christopher Posner
President and CEO, LEO Pharma Inc.
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