Danone
3.6 of 5 77 reviews
www.danone.com Paris, France 5000+ Employees

Danone Reviews

Updated Jun 14, 2014
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3.6 77 reviews

                             

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Danone Chairman and CEO Franck Riboud

Franck Riboud

(41 ratings)

81% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work-life balance if you are not too lasy to do your job in time"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Good social connections between employes"
    in 3 reviews
Cons:
  • "Too much internal politics and struggle between departments"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Danone is a chauvinistic company as all the management team in Russia are French, the internal politics is common"
    in 5 reviews
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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe company has wonderful health benefits and 401K options.

    ConsPromotions are slow although it depends on your department

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    Good learning experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat work and learning environment.

    ConsMicro management from seniors staff.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou recruited staff.
    Have courage and faith in thrm to deliver. Dont micro manage them.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    ProsLots of freedom to implement your skills; many fun company events; friendly work environment; free food!

    Consoffice politics in the HR department;
    hard to get promoted after an internship;
    low internship salary in Amsterdam office

    Advice to Senior Managementtake in new blood

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good company..something to improve

    Finance (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    Prosgood environment
    people friendly
    good worklife balance

    Conssome people are not competent enough

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    French origin international company :-)

    Business Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
    Warsaw (Poland)

    ProsBig, middle level advanced, trainigs available, good attitude towards employees

    ConsFrench company mnagement stile, the company long term vision isnot clear

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Danone values

    Project Manager (Current Employee)
    Utrecht (Netherlands)

    ProsDanone supports career development and promotes mobility.

    Conseverything depends on your manager.

    Advice to Senior Managementsome divisions are not in line with whole Danone values

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very bad culture in Dubai Office

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    ProsFree yogurt and water. nuthing else

    ConsToo much internal politics , extremely bad management, HR behavior appalling.
    Incompetent people at management level

    Advice to Senior Managementsenior management needs to be changed in Dubai

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fantastic company to work, depending on the country you are.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Barcelona (Spain)

    ProsValues initiative and achievements at a personal level, good recognition via bonus and senior management respect, politics relatively easy to navigate, general good organizational culture

    ConsPromotions are slow, HR behaviour appalling. Barcelona office is largely a team of old school catalan dinossaurs (hardly anyone speaks english well, apart from new people, mostly ex-pats). once these dinos retire the company might have a chance to be more competitive, open, innovative.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of the jurassic team in Spain (specially HR) and value new talent, promote quick.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It's OK. Nothing special ot exciting

    Supply Chain (Former Employee)
    Sofia (Bulgaria)

    ProsGood social benefits. Supply chain team is strong and helpfull.

    ConsToo much internal politics and struggle between departments. Some benefits are restricted only to Sales and Marketing departments (team buildings, etc.)

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    Graduate (Current Employee)
    Trowbridge, England (UK)

    ProsThe graduate scheme offers real roles, great benefits and rewards, nice culture

    Conssometimes you have to work longer hours but nothing major

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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