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Orexigen Therapeutics Overview

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La Jolla, CA
51 to 200 employees
Unknown
Company - Public (OREX)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Orexigen Therapeutics thinks it has the skinny on how to stay trim. The company is developing drugs, under the names Contrave and Empatic (formerly Excalia), intended for use by obese people who are trying to get a grip on the urge to over-eat. The products are designed to ... Read more

Orexigen Therapeutics Reviews

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Orexigen Therapeutics President, CEO, and Director Michael A. Narachi
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  • "Innovative and Entrepreneurial Fast Paced Company"

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    Pros

    Innovative company
    Fast paced environment, always trying new things, values its employees
    Strong, transparent, experienced C-Suite with excellent reputations in the industry
    Excellent compensation
    Rewards and recognizes employees based on performance and contribution
    This is a fast paced organization where employees work very hard and each person has a broad scope of responsibilities with a focus on high quality performance

    Cons

    See the pros - make sure its the right place for you
    Early stage commercial organization where you need to be able to deal with ambiguity, change and risk - make sure its the right place for you

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

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