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253 Reviews
253 Reviews
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Allergan Chairman, President & CEO David E. I. Pyott
David E. I. Pyott
174 Ratings

    A great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Individual Contributor in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Individual Contributor in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Allergan full-time (more than 10 years)


    Allergan cares about it's people. Recently it cares more about the stock price and the stock options for the "C" suite.


    It forgot the lower lever people who helped build it to become a $6 Billion company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember all the good folks who built the company to what is became before the sellout.

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    Disapproves of CEO

Allergan Interviews

Updated Jan 24, 2015
Updated Jan 24, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    International Business Development Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Allergan.

    Interview Details

    I had to work hard on this one - I sent a ton of emails to family friends who I knew worked there. Got only a couple unsuccessful responses. But I got my resume floating around, and someone at HR picked it up and referred me to the VP of international sales. I had a quick phone call with him where he asked me about my past experience and why I wanted to work with them. Very casual and unlike a formal interview. I then met up and grabbed coffee with him where we discussed what the work was, and he gave me the offer

    Negotiation Details
    He gave me the offer, and I accepted
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Allergan Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Top Ten Most Trustworthy Public Companies (#6), Trust Across America, 2011
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Headquarters Irvine, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Acquired By Actavis
Founded 1948
Type Company - Public (AGN)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Allergan, Inc. is a multi-speciality health care company focused on discovering, developing and commercialising innovative products for the eye care, neuromodulator, skin care and other specialty markets, that enable people to live life to its greatest potential — to see more clearly, move more freely, express themselves more fully.

Our focus fosters deep engagement with... More

Mission: We go above and beyond this to provide education and information, with the highest level of integrity, that helps patients to fully understand the choices available to... More

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