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Smith & Nephew CEO and Director Olivier Bohuon
Olivier Bohuon
42 Ratings
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    Company keeps changing with current CEO

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - US Employee
    Current Employee - US Employee

    I have been working at Smith & Nephew full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Have worked in this company for 10+ years. S&N has always maintained a leadership position in the field of medical devices (orthopedics, endoscopy, wound management,....). The products the company sells are of great quality and help people regain their lives. Employees understand this and helps in building and maintaining the company culture. The majority of employees are quite friendly and they are the best asset the company has. Benefits have always been quite competitive.

    Cons

    The company has changed quite a bit in the last 3-5 years. It used to be much more positive and employees were like family. The current CEO, Olivier Bohuon, has implemented many radical changes and changed the way employees think about the company. Bohuon has focused on acquiring other companies to continue to grow S&N. His strategy has also emphasized cost reductions through the entire company, closing several manufacturing sites and offices. Some of the cost reduction measures are quite silly when the company could be doing things better to save money. Benefits continue to be reduced compared to years ago, mainly around health insurance (however, they are still fair).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to find ways to reduce costs by looking into how employees can improve the company.

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Smith & Nephew Interviews

Updated Nov 13, 2014
Updated Nov 13, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee
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    Communication was great. Interviewed with local manager then upper management plus ride along. Feedback from all interviews was very positive. HR was able to answer all my questions from the beginning.

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    • "If I spoke with your old manager what are 3 things they would tell me you need to work on"   Answer Question
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Smith & Nephew Awards & Accolades

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Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2009
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations List, Corporate Knights, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.smith-nephew.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (SNN)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Smith & Nephew can't make you hip, but it can make you a hip. Focusing on orthopedics, wound care, and endoscopy, the firm makes products to repair joints, skin, soft tissue, and bone. The company's orthopedics division makes hip, knee, and shoulder replacements, in addition to fixation and bone-growth devices used to repair broken bones. Smith & Nephew also makes arthroscopes, blades, digital cameras, and other minimally invasive surgical products through its endoscopy division. Its advanced wound management division manufactures and sells bandages and dressings used to... More

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