Lorillard Reviews

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Lorillard President and CEO Murray S. Kessler
Murray S. Kessler
34 Ratings
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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Detroit, MI
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lorillard full-time (More than 10 years)


    Great benefits. Management was easy to work with.


    Company was sold to RJR.

    Advice to Management

    Should have negated the sale.

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    Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dorchester, SC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Lorillard (Dorchester, SC).


    Was called by a manager trainee, and asked if I were still interested in the job, etc.. Asked 5-6 basic questions to ensure I was serious about the job (does the salary meet your financial requirements, etc.) Then was scheduled for a online personality test of about 50-60 questions which were answered on a scale of (highly disagree - highly agree) Then was finally scheduled for an in person interview. Was brought into a hotel conference center w/ Division Manager, Assistant Division Manager, and Regional Manager. Atmosphere was friendly and professional Asked basic interview questions (what makes you the best candidate for the job, etc.)

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    • What makes you the best candidate for this job?   1 Answer


    There was no negotiation in salary. I knew about this before hand from a friend. Apparently if you asked for a negotiated salary, your interview was cut short because it was non-negotiable.

Lorillard Awards & Accolades

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Fortune 500 , Fortune, 2015

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Website www.lorillard.com
Headquarters Greensboro, NC
Size 1001 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 ... More

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