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Ottobock is a Top Employer

05-18-2012 01:19 PM CET | Health & Medicine

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Ottobock is a Top Employer

Ottobock is a Top Employer

96th place on the trendence barometer: numerous career entry and advancement opportunities.

Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH is one of the top employers for up-and-coming engineers: in the "trendence Graduate Barometer 2012", the medical equipment company holds 96th place in the "German Engineering Edition". Ottobock has moved up another ten spots compared to the prior year, coming out ahead of renowned companies such as Deutsche Telekom, Henkel and Hewlett-Packard.

The "trendence Graduate Barometer" published in manager magazine is the most comprehensive study for the evaluation of employers by university graduates. This year's record response by 36,000 participants from a total of 130 universities underscores the great importance of the topic. Companies are evaluated according to criteria such as innovativeness, success of the company and employment opportunities abroad.

The international family company Ottobock headquartered in Duderstadt with sales and service locations in 46 countries offers numerous career entry and advancement opportunities for graduates. Here the orthobionics course of studies at Göttingen Private University of Applied Sciences, in close cooperation between the university and Ottobock, constitutes an entirely new opportunity. The objective of the course of studies is to improve the quality of patient fittings by combining skills of the trade with scientific content. The general qualification for university entrance or advanced technical college entrance qualification is required for the orthobionics course of studies (Bachelor of Science degree).

Ottobock will also be present with a career information point at Orthopädie + Reha-Technik, the industry's leading international trade fair, from 16 to 18 May in Leipzig.

For more information about Ottobock as an employer, please visit the website at http://www.ottobock.com/cps/rde/xchg/ob_com_en/hs.xsl/314.html

Ottobock - Technology for People

Otto Bock HealthCare helps people maintain or regain their freedom of movement with innovative products. Founded in Berlin back in 1919, the medical technology company has become a global market leader in the field of prosthetics. Other business units include orthotics, Mobility Solutions with wheelchairs, seating systems and child rehabilitation devices as well as, since 2006, neurostimulation. The activities of the global company with sales and service locations in 44 countries are coordinated from the head office in Duderstadt, South Lower Saxony. Professor Hans Georg Näder, the grandson of company founder Otto Bock, took over the management of the family company from his father Dr. Max Näder in 1990 and carried on as the third-generation CEO ever since.
Further information: www.ottobock.com

Karsten Ley
Director Corporate Communication
Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH,
Max-Näder-Str. 15, 37115 Duderstadt
Phone: (05527) 848-3036, Fax: (05527) 848-3360
Email: karsten.ley@ottobock.de
www.ottobock.com

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