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ICON Overview

Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
10000+ employees
1990
Company - Public (ICLR)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
PAREXEL, PRA Health Sciences
ICON plc is a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development - from ... Read more

Mission: ICONs mission is to help our clients to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

ICON Reviews

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ICON CEO Ciaran Murray
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  • "Good CRO"

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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ICON full-time

    Pros

    Good people, and very good reviews from existing clients

    Cons

    Still struggling to beat its competitors regularly

    Advice to Management

    Foster innovation

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ICON Photos

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ICON Interviews

Experience

Experience
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Director Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at ICON.

    Interview

    Easy and conversational. Was reached out to, by the recruiter and the process went off quite smoothly. Initial discussions were phone based and then the final rounds were face to face

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ICON Awards & Accolades

  • Sponsors’ Favourite CRO to work with 2007/2008, Thomson Centerwatch / William Blair, Sponsor Survey, 2016
  • Best Practice Award - Growth Leadership, Contract Research Outsourcing North America, Frost and Sullivan Best Practice Awards, 2011
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