People & Culture

Alere operates in a fast-paced, ever-changing, fiercely competitive environment. To succeed as a high performing global enterprise, we are joining forces as One Alere. This means we strongly agree, and act on, the driving values behind our mission.

Having a strong and cohesive culture makes achieving our mission possible. Our culture is a driving force behind an employee's engagement and performance, and ultimately, our success in the markets we serve. We engage deeply caring and talented employees who want to establish One Alere. They are people who make a difference, leading change in their teams and workplaces, and inspiring others to take action consistent with our culture pillars.

Learn About One Alere and
Our Cultural Pillars.

Building One Alere is a journey for us; we embrace transformational leaders and encourage all employees to reinforce the culture pillars in their daily work lives.

We believe in…

Quality First

Quality touches everything we create, do and deliver. Healthcare professionals and patients depend on Alere for the highest quality products.

Patient Focus

We empower employees to make the right choices with the patient in mind.  And our actions have a profound impact on people’s lives.


We deliver new ideas that work.  We lead our industry by deploying transformational diagnostic products and health information solutions.   We do not chase the market – we create it.  We do not react - we lead.


Collaboration fuels our business.  Whether it happens between employees, partners or customers, collaboration unlocks innovation, insight, and engagement.


Sharing information is everyone’s responsibility.  It is a significant tool for greater engagement and strategic alignment.


Do the right things and get the right things done.  We believe it is up to us, and none other, to ensure success.  Creating higher levels of ownership engages and empowers us to do all that we can to ensure results are achieved.

What team members have to say

  • This is a very exciting time to be at Alere. I got the opportunity to lead my site after working here for just 18 months… this speaks to the company’s willingness to recognize and grow talent.

    Marie A.
    Site Director, Alere Distribution Center

  • We are absolutely a difference maker. Our products and services enable healthcare professionals to move quickly and with confidence. Because each of our customers has their own unique needs, no project is ever identical to another. Our team thrives off creating new and better approaches to meet these rapidly changing challenges.

    Lou J.
    Manager, Technical Implementation

  • It is rewarding to see how our hard work and efforts can affect everyone. It is an exciting time to help integrate our software solutions into the larger Alere portfolio of product offerings. As a team of project leaders, we help to facilitate and drive employee led changes that directly improve the quality of our products, processes, and work culture.

    Charity P.
    Manager, Engineering Program Management

  • Alere has become a powerhouse of rapid diagnostic tests. Naturally, it feels great to be a part of a company top in the industry. And with the introduction of new, advanced technology like Alere™ i and Alere™ q products, it only adds to the excitement of being part of Alere at this time.

    Mahendra S.
    Business Head, Infectious Diseases

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Responsibility is a fundamental part of our mission and underscores our commitment to improving the quality of life for all.


Discover how our innovations in point-of-care diagnostics give doctors and patients globally the immediate, actionable information they need to diagnose and treat life-threatening diseases.

The senior management team of Alere is comprised of global healthcare leaders with diverse and complementary backgrounds.


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