Kao Brands Company

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Kao Brands Company Reviews

23 Reviews
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23 Reviews
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    Great Japanese owned packaged goods company in Ohio

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    Former Employee - Vice President Marketing in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Vice President Marketing in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at Kao Brands Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Long term focus, good technology, good management

    Cons

    Senior managers must go to Japan quite a lot and be on late night conference calls

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    Need to get more critical mass in the USA

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

Kao Brands Company Interviews

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014

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    Internal Audit Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Long. Had two phone interviews and then an on site interview where you interview 5-6 people. Some of the people you interview on-site seem a bit disinterested but most were decently engaged.

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Website www.kaobrands.com
Headquarters Cincinnati, OH
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1988
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

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