Talent and review

Talent reviews are designed to identify key talents based on organizational needs. UCB assesses talents based on their sustained performance and their growth potential. A key outcome is the design and implementation of tailored development plans. The process also assists in the identification and preparation of successors for business critical positions.

Top talents identified by UCB amongst employees reviewed (icon)Top talents identified by UCB amongst employees reviewed (icon)

282

Top talents identified by UCB amongst employees reviewed
Reviewed in 2016 (icon)Reviewed in 2016 (icon)

6 946

Employees were reviewed in 2016

In 2016, UCB reviewed 6 946 employees and identified 2 116 as future talents (282 of which were identified as top talents).

UCB is also driven by a high performance culture with an annual cycle of collective objective setting and year-end final appraisals with on-going measurable performance feedback throughout the year. In 2016, colleagues were invited to participate in 11 collective objectives, set by UCB’s leadership forum, to concentrate on value-driven actions and outcomes.

By end-January 2017, 92% of employees of UCB participated and completed the 2016 review cycle. Employees are rewarded and acknowledged for their individual contributions to the company’s success.