Lorillard Reviews

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Lorillard President and CEO Murray S. Kessler
Murray S. Kessler
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    Great Company lacked career development

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Division Manager in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Division Manager in Newark, NJ

    I worked at Lorillard

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    Fair pay for responsibilities, quality: products;marketing programs,;sales resources. Well respected by customers (Wholesale and Retail)


    Poor development program for competitive personalities who want to continually grow. The low rate of turnover leaves most employees in Field Sales stuck as DM or Sales Reps. Upper management is very tight and you must play politics with the VPs if you want to position yourself in front of the pack rather than by superb performance. You will never receive a superior rating for the top performance raise during reviews, it what you call a White Elephant.

    Advice to Management

    Conservative I agree with entirely, the extremely cheap ways you treat your assets in the field outside of regular compensation hurts morale across the board.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Lorillard.


    Apply online on career builder/phone interview asking where you have worked and how you prepared for the job/ 2 in person interviews with division manager and regional manager.

    interviews took about an hour each. the company is getting bought out.

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Website www.lorillard.com
Headquarters Greensboro, NC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1989
Type Company - Public (LO)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Money smells of menthol at Lorillard, the #3 cigarette maker in the US (behind Philip Morris USA and Reynolds American). Newport, Lorillard's leading brand, is the best-selling menthol cigarette and second-top selling cigarette brand in the US. It accounts for about 90% of Lorillard's sales. Other brands include the premium and discount lines of Kent, Max, Old Gold, True, and Maverick. The company sells its lineup to wholesale distributors (who cater to retail and chain stores, and government agencies). Lorillard was known as the Carolina Group until 2008, when it split... More

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