Diageo
3.5 of 5 192 reviews
www.diageo.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Diageo Reviews

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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3.5 192 reviews

                             

91% Approve of the CEO

Diageo CEO and Director Paul S. Walsh

Paul S. Walsh

(81 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great place to work

Marketing (Current Employee)

I have been working at Diageo full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDiageo is a great place to work. The culture is very collaborative, the brands are very solid and the company invest a lot on marketing for their brands.

ConsSometimes decision making process is not as quick as the business need

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent place to work.

Production Team Leader (Former Employee)
Menlo Park, CA

I worked at Diageo full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat management team, keeps an eye on the ball.

ConsEmployee not engaged. Union facility kept employees from being more active.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more on the production floor

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great experience, love everything about this job

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Diageo part-time

ProsDiageo is a great company to gain real experience especially for those seeking a marketing career

ConsSometimes there is a lack of communication between management and employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great brands, great culture, great people, great performance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Norwalk, CT

I have been working at Diageo

ProsGreat talent and people all around you. Great brands, highly profitable. Great business strategy. Compensation in general is competitive. Workplace is very good. Very good recognition scheme. Strong diversity networks. Very participative. Growing feedback and talent initiatives.

ConsThe company needs a more formal trainning, better academy site, less complexity without reducing employee participation.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't deviate the strategy and the culture we built.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A great place to work

Director (Current Employee)
Norwalk, CT

I have been working at Diageo

Pros+ Freedom to succeed
+ Work-life balance
+ Nice people
+ Great location
+ Beautiful office space
+ Nice gym

Cons+ Lots of org change
+ Not a growing market
+ Poor maternity leave
+ Culture of entitlement
+ Fascination with the next hot thing

Advice to Senior ManagementBefore you change a structure or a way of working, make sure that you have really assessed whether it is working or not, and are not just trying something new because it is time to change

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Diageo as a contractor

ProsGood people. Good learning opportunities

ConsIn tough times, regional teams are the first to be cut

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work

Consumer Planner Senior Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Diageo full-time for more than 10 years

ProsFantastic work environment. Good benefits. Great brands. They care about you as a person.

ConsThe company keeps shrinking. Bureaucratic for many things, including getting career progression for which you depend on having a sponsor (more than on your talent).

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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One of the best

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I have been working at Diageo full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat flexi benefits
Nice pay
Open bar in the office every Thursday and Friday
Diversity
Values employees a lot

ConsWork life balance...not so much

Advice to Senior ManagementStop with the constant realignment!!!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I am a treasury expert with 4+ years experience within the company.

Senior Treasury Analyst (Current Employee)
Budapest (Hungary)

I have been working at Diageo full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDiageo's Group Treasury is an amazing, best performing, most trusted and respected team in the world. This is a large company, easy to move around. There is a lot of possibilities.

ConsBonus and other benefits are getting less, Not always avaliable a good work-life balance as in the other multis as well.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue what they do. Safe working environment, Career development, work-life balance, acquisition, training, support employees if needed

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Brewing Technician (Current Employee)
Dundalk (Ireland)

I have been working at Diageo full-time for more than 8 years

ProsThe salary and benefits are one of the best

ConsI can't think of a single con

Advice to Senior ManagementMore presence needed

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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