In India, Abbott values our people and delivers key employee and talent priorities. Our India Talent Strategy sets out our employee value proposition, where we create a transformational journey and offer opportunities for our people to grow and build successful careers at Abbott.

Join us and experience "Grow with the Leader". This is brought to life through three guiding principles:

  • Be Acknowledged for Your Effort
  • Be the Best You Can Be
  • Be Inspired by What You Do



Be Acknowledged for Your Efforts: A supportive culture, a work environment that cares and encourages.

Insurance Portfolio

Abbott cares for the well-being of employees. Core benefits like hospitalization insurance, accident and life insurance are available for employees to take care of themselves and their families.

Flexible Benefits

Flexible Benefits lets employees choose the benefits they need to help them in any stage of life. This unique program provides a wide variety of variable benefits to meet the needs of employees. The Flexi Benefits portfolio includes parental insurance for parents and parents-in-law, top-up medical hospitalization and top-up life insurance. Employees can choose benefits to meet their lifestyle needs with health check-up packages and discounted retail vouchers. Benefits offered also help with development needs through an array of additional educational courses for employees.

Employee Assistance Program

Employees and their families can always turn to Abbott's Employee Assistance Program for independent, confidential, free and 24x7 counselling and resource services. Employee Assistance Program supports employees in various critical life moments, in the personal or professional space.

Clara Abbott Foundation

The Clara Abbott Foundation is a charitable organization that provides need-based financial assistance and education support for Abbott families in need worldwide. It is available for employees with more than 2 years of service with us and for our retirees where applicable.

Abbott Shop

Abbott Shop is an innovative initiative, a first-of-its-kind in the India healthcare industry, in collaboration with 1mg. Abbott employees have exclusive access to purchase a variety of Abbott products like nutritionals, diabetes care products, products for skin, hair or oral care and prescription-based medicines at discounted rates and delivered to their homes.

Policies that Care

Abbott takes care of employees, and in India we are known for employee-friendly policies and initiatives.

Maternity and Paternity Leave: Abbott provides 26 weeks of maternity leave and five days of paternity leave for employees upon the birth or adoption of their children. Abbott's Happy Feet program creates a professional support system to employees who are expectant mothers in their journey to motherhood.

Bereavement Leave: Personal bereavement is one of the toughest emotional times. The emotional wellness pillar of our India Wellness program supports employees with five days of bereavement leave.

Career Development Support: Career development courses encourage employees to upskill professional knowledge and education in areas related to their function by providing financial assistance based on a due evaluation process.

Rewards and Recognition

Abbott rewards and recognizes employees for exemplary work including on-the spot recognition, Abbott Excellence Awards, Vice President Awards, Managing Director Awards and global awards for work that impacts on a local or global scale. The contribution and commitment of employees with the organization is recognized through tenure-based Long Service Awards.



Be the Best You Can Be:We live our lives to the fullest when we realize our potential.

India Wellness Program

Abbott believes that helping employees fulfil their potential and give their best requires four key pillars of wellness - physical, financial, emotional and social. Our India Wellness program successfully meets these needs with various innovative initiatives. Popular wellness initiatives were introduced like vaccination drives, financial planning, de-stress and stress management and a “Mind Strong” program to address emotional well-being.

First 90 Days at Abbott

Abbott believes in taking care of our new joiners, right from the pre-boarding stage, to the first day at work and onto a 90-day onboarding program, to enable that our talents settle successfully into our teams.

New employees in the head office have a robust New Employee Onboarding to meet various functions in the organization. Our field team new joiners go through flagship Abbott training programs in collaboration with Business Human Resources, sales training and leadership teams. Abbott's New Leader Assimilation program helps build promoted or new managers for success in their new roles and teams.

Abbott Learning Academy

Abbott provides employees with tools and resources they need to build new skills and maximize performance. Apart from classroom or virtual instructor-led training programs, the e-Learning portal at Abbott hosts thousands of online courses, videos, Harvard Business Review articles, business review of books, podcasts, language trainings and much more that are available globally.

Leadership Development Programs

Abbott believes in investing in talent and developing them for critical roles within the organization in future. Flagship leadership development programs such as Future Leaders Development Program and In-Stride provide key identified talent with platforms to undergo relevant instructor-led trainings, digital training, real time projects, mentoring, leadership interactions amongst other initiatives to build their readiness to take on key roles in the future.

Career Connect

Abbott provides employees with the opportunity to build robust individual development plans through the global Career Connect portal. Employees assess their own career interests and drivers, and suitably identify capabilities for development in current or future aspired roles. The development actions range from trainings, to manager interventions, to opportunities to engage on live short-term assignments across all Abbott divisions and across the world through the ‘Learning Gigs’ module in Career Connect.

Women Leaders of Abbott (WLA)

Women Leaders of Abbott aims to create an engaged and effective workforce, build a meaningful environment with an apt diversity ratio in the organization. WLA brings to life "Connect, Inspire and Grow" through various platforms available to our women employees to grow, network and develop and celebrates diversity and inclusion.


Be Inspired by What You Do: Great joy and pride in doing work that matters.

Ethical Work Standards

Abbott operates within the highest of ethical standards and with honesty, fairness, and integrity. Our Code of Business Conduct is critically important and sets the responsibilities and behaviors that guide all employees to make the best choices for Abbott, for themselves, and for the people we serve.

Citizenship at Work

We believe responsible and sustainable businesses play important roles to build healthy and thriving societies. Our commitment to global citizenship shapes the way we operate, the people we hire, the activities we support, and the relationships we form. We invest in creative ideas that promote science, expand access to healthcare, and strengthen communities worldwide.

Employee Volunteering

Abbott’s dedication to support communities is shown through our employees’ passion for giving back. Leveraging our employees’ skills, time and relentless efforts, we address societal issues that are affecting the communities where we live and work. Through volunteering initiatives like providing nutritious food to families in need, cleaning and repainting schools, or helping non-governmental organizations raise funds, we help communities to be more resilient.

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

The safety of our employees is paramount, and we drive EHS training programs for our employees to ensure they understand the importance of operating safely and travelling with all precautionary measures. Abbott has a dedicated team of EHS experts and trainers who strive to ensure Abbott employees follow all safety guidelines when travelling for work and keep themselves as well as those around them safe.

State of the Art Manufacturing Plants and Innovation and Development Centers

Abbott has three manufacturing sites in Baddi, Goa and Jhagadia, where a significant range of our products are manufactured. These facilities are state of the art and help supply products to the whole country as well as some of our neighboring countries. Abbott has its own innovation and development center in Mumbai with the aim of becoming a global hub for innovation and development.