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Allergan Overview

Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (AGN)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. We are focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products ... Read more

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  • "At Allergan, Research & Development is a team sport and we all play a role."-- Crawford Brown, SVP, Biologics & Small Molecules. Visit to find your next role. #myallergancareer #boldforlife

  • You and I, we’re two of a kind. So, what happens when you are given a blank canvas to make your own? Here’s one with a beautiful phrase that sums up Inclusion at Allergan. Print it out, add your color and bring it to life like only you can. Share your masterpiece with us. #IDPD #boldforlife #oneallergan

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Allergan – Why Work For Us?

Join Allergan

At Allergan, you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Allergan is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Our world-class team develops, manufactures and commercializes innovative branded pharmaceuticals, devices, biologic and tissue products for patients around the world.

Working at Allergan

A dynamic organization that offers exciting and unique opportunities at all levels

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients.

We’re developing tomorrow’s medicines. We’re passionate about providing treatments to enhance people’s lives. And we aim to succeed in the marketplace while doing it.


Bold for Life - Our Bold Culture

Allergan is Bold for Life. We build bridges, forging powerful connections with customers, patients, and each other. We act fast, seizing opportunity when we see it. We power ideas, innovating throughout our organization and advancing the best ideas, regardless of source. And, we drive results, taking initiative and carving new paths that lead to better outcomes. To fuel our culture, we need bold thinkers. People with integrity. When you work at Allergan, your boldness is encouraged.


Allergan has a deep commitment to the health and well-being of patients who use our products and the global communities where we operate. We are focused on access to our medicines, as well as environmental, health and sustainability initiatives. In 2016, Allergan introduced Our Social Contract with Patients, focused on four areas – Invest & Innovate, Access & Pricing, Quality & Safety, and Education -- where Allergan is committed to doing what is right for patients and society

Our Social Contract with Patients

The Allergan Edge

We define an ‘edge’ as something that sets us apart, gives us an advantage and strengthens us to be better – for our customers, patients, investors and each other.  Our ‘edge’ is our colleagues, and we are committed to making Allergan the best place for them to work and achieve career goals.   How do we do this? 

We engage. Offering our colleagues dynamic opportunities to share and power their ideas to make an impact.

We develop. Empowering our colleagues to experience new challenges; strengthen their skills and knowledge; and pursue their career goals.

We reward.  We offer industry-leading rewards and incentives – but, beyond that – we invest in our people, celebrate success through recognition programs; and promote healthy lifestyles and work-life balance.

And we attract. Making Allergan a prime destination for new colleagues who are ready, willing and able to embrace and thrive in our bold culture. 

Power your bold future and join us.

Allergan Reviews

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Allergan Chairman, President, and CEO Brenton L. Saunders
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    "Awesome Organization"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Madison, NJ
    Current Employee - Director in Madison, NJ
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time (More than a year)


    -Smart colleagues always willing to build bridges and help
    -Leaders who innovate and always push you to think differently and more creatively
    -opportunity to work on really cool things


    -when you fall in love with your work, it is hard to find balance

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

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Allergan Photos

Allergan photo of: View of Allergan headquarter offices in Irvine, California. (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.2)
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Allergan Interviews



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    Territory Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Covington, LA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at Allergan (Covington, LA) in May 2015.


    3 separate interviews, 2 with hiring manager and 1 with regional manager, first interview was mainly to see if the hiring manager and I would get along, the second interview consisted of behavioral interview questions and a role play, final interview was going over experience and why I wanted the job

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Allergan Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • Top Ten Most Trustworthy Public Companies(#6), Trust Across America, 2011
  • Patent Scorecard (Pharmaceuticals)(#10), The Patent Board, 2011
  • USA Today Feature "Some employers turn to quirky perks for workers", The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, USA Today, 2011
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
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