Friesland Foods

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Friesland Foods Reviews

Updated May 5, 2014

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4.0 8 reviews

75% Approve of the CEO

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88% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    It is an excellent company to work, which has diversified business all around the world

    Finance Manager (Operations) (Current Employee) Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)

    ProsThis company has a very clear defined compensation package for all levels with annual increments after alignment with employee

    ConsThe company benefits with good management leaders

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

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    Everyday was a challange

    Group Brand Manager (Former Employee) Bucharest (Romania)

    Pros- Great training programs delivered by FrieslandCampina Academy
    - Manager empowered direct reports and offer them the freedom to act.

    Cons- difficulty in taking decisions on time
    - complex issues to be solved

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

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    A good dutch company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEuropeans regulations , work life balance

    ConsBrand Name recall is poor

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork on brand name recall

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It has been exposing

    Supervisor (Current Employee) Lagos (Nigeria)

    ProsGood welfare package for staff

    ConsLimited growth opporunity for staff

    Advice to Senior ManagementCareer advancement for staff should be implement

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

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    The experience I had at Friesland was excellent

    Business Analyst (Current Employee) Hanoi (Vietnam)

    ProsYou are given a lot of responsibility and expected to be self-motivated, self-managing, hard working, and to make intelligent decisions

    ConsFriesland Foods are really tough for some people with difficult test, required high GPA. They require ong hours of work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good

    Brand Manager (Former Employee) Hanoi (Vietnam)

    ProsGood place to work for if you want a stable place

    ConsA bit bereaucratic and office politics is usual

    Advice to Senior Managementneed to reinvent the company and make it more

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Food Manufacturing is generally a drab area for gaining technical experience but FrieslandCampina tries to rotate staff

    Management Trainee (Former Employee) Lagos (Nigeria)

    ProsFair Compensation(Cool for Management Staff but better for non-management)
    Excellent Work Life Balance
    Family Atmosphere
    Revenue Sharing
    Excellent Staff Retention and Training
    Enjoys Monopoly Of the Milk if not Diary Market in West Africa

    ConsNothing really, Pay can be better
    Slow to integrate new technology
    Everything is still copying directly from Holland, no local input
    Need to diversify revenue base

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink the management is pretty cool and relatively fair and open
    Stock Options for New Management Staff

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Result oriented company, with an great ambition

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsFor person with ambition a challenge to work for

    ConsNot always transparant in management / career development

    Advice to Senior ManagementAs leaders of the company invest in career development towards internal employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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