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IMS Health Chairman and CEO Ari Bousbib
Ari Bousbib
109 Ratings
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    Aggressive in the market, treat employees well

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at IMS Health full-time


    The company is very aggressive regarding market growth. The senior leadership is very savvy with regards to strategy and finding growth opportunities. They look for organic growth and through acquisition. So this strategy creates the opportunity to work on various types of projects and technologies.

    Has a virtual monopoly on pharmaceutical industry data with their products. Parts of the organization are very process driven and very good at operationalizing client implementations. The company does invest in training for their employees.


    The lower skill level of some of the employees will present a challenge in getting things done in an efficient manner. The salary is lower than other firms IMS positions themselves against in the same market place.

    Has a virtual monopoly on pharmaceutical industry data with their products.
    Senior leadership keeps the lion share of the bonus money and raises can be paltry at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There's a lot of inefficient processes that can be tightened up.

    Positive Outlook
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IMS Health Interviews

Updated Jan 19, 2015
Updated Jan 19, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Application, Webcam Interview, Phone Interview, In-person interview, and a second phone interview. Process took 6 weeks. Webcam interview different and pre-recorded. Phone interviews basic resume questions and behavioral questions. In-person was with multiple interviewers over hours. Ended with a presentation.

    Interview Questions
    • Business Case questions regarding pharmaceutical companies.   View Answer
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IMS Health Awards & Accolades

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World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008

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Headquarters Danbury, CT
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1954
Type Company - Public (IMS)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

IMS Health is the world’s leading information, services and technology company dedicated to making healthcare perform better.

By applying cutting-edge analytics and proprietary application suites hosted on the IMS One intelligent cloud, the company connects more than 10 petabytes of complex healthcare data on diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes to enable our clients to run their operations more efficiently.

Drawing on information from 100,000 suppliers, and on insights from more than 45+ billion healthcare transactions processed annually, IMS Health’s... More

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