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Updated Sep 10, 2021

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3.9
61%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Officer Ludwig Hantson (no image)
Ludwig Hantson
62 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance, rewarding, great benefits(in 26 reviews)

  • "Good pay and benefits for most people(in 25 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Many senior management changes in a short period of time created a tense environment(in 17 reviews)

  • "Don't understand the needs of their employees, no work life balance(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      very flexible and patient-oriented company

      Sep 10, 2021 - Senior Director in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I like Alexion's culture, engaged with every team members.

      Cons

      now no more Alexion, being integrated into AZ

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing place to work - pre merger

      Sep 3, 2021 - Senior Director in Cambridge, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Care about employees, great compensation and benefits, amazing people

      Cons

      post-merger with Astrazeneca, who knows

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    3. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Tote runner scanner

      Aug 28, 2021 - Warehouse Worker in Equality, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Money is good Good hours Good people Fun

      Cons

      Lots of work Lots of money

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Patient Centric Company

      Jul 26, 2021 - Associate Director in New Haven, CT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Patient at the center of all decisions, many opportunities

      Cons

      Growing in maturity but not there yet

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great but Processes are lacking

      Jul 7, 2021 - Clinical Trial Manager in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, flexible working, employee conscious, patient driven, developed a good DIB program

      Cons

      Poor communication of CAPAs and processes, wasted energy and rushing to get tasks done that ultimately aren't that helpful

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Company

      Jul 7, 2021 - Executive Director in Nashville, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay with car allowance

      Cons

      Too liberal and upper management could be better

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best place I've ever worked

      Jun 15, 2021 - Associate Director in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Integrity is pervasive. High expectations with excellent work/life balance. Benefits and compensation are fantastic.

      Cons

      Organizational processes need more cross-functional coordination and Shared Services.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Love Alexion

      Jun 15, 2021 - Director Org Strategy in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The culture is collegial, passionate about patients and positive overall

      Cons

      Unclear about culture going forward

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Mission driven; committed to serving patients

      Feb 18, 2021 - Director in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People believe in the company's mission of developing medicines for those populations that are often ignored. Rewards are very generous - from bonus to stock, Alexion does look to be as competitive as possible.

      Cons

      Constantly changing priorities. Additionally, there are many inexperienced folks in very senior, decision making positions which makes moving projects ahead challenging.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      May 8, 2021 - Executive Director of Sales in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome, inclusive, Sense of belong, passion

      Cons

      Smaller company, less resources, got to get creative

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