Rank: 19 (Previous rank: 7)
What makes it so great?
Roche now owns 100% of this pioneering biotech firm but plans to retain the unique culture that made Genentech No. 1 on our list in 2006. Some 11,000 employees shared $182 million in retention bonuses, with the second and final round scheduled for March 2010.Headquarters: 1 DNA Way
South San Francisco, CA 94080
2008 revenue ($ millions): 13,418
Is Genentech a great employer, or what?
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