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Updated February 17, 2018
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Allergan Chairman, President, and CEO Brenton L. Saunders
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Pros
  • Work life balance can be challenging when the work ramps up but the segregation of duties is still beneficial (in 48 reviews)

  • In general good benefits for the employees (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Excellent salary and benefits packages

    Cons

    Can be Long hours some times


  2. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits in sales- time off, company car, insurance, skin medica

    Cons

    Layoffs, big pharma, company culture

  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great People, great company, expanding.

    Cons

    Changes--lots of changes to the organization.


  4. "Primary Care Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent training program, excellent benefits, good pay, flexible work environment

    Cons

    Unstable company - 2 layoffs in the last year

    Advice to Management

    Overall very strong management in place - tools have been improved greatly so just keep on that path.


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    "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Nice people and good opportunity

    Cons

    Acquisitions changed the environment and decreased job growth


  6. "Project Management Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Agile and open minded culture. Employees are listened to and their ideas taken into consideration. Good compensation and team work.

    Cons

    Smaller company target for a take over or merger.

    Advice to Management

    Fortify Operational Excellence to ensure business performance.


  7. "Sales management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people and products. Pipeline looks strong

    Cons

    Many changes in the last few years. Impacts portfolio and customer continuity

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on developing people and using their strengths

  8. "Unstable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and company name recognition

    Cons

    Consistent major layoffs & false hope


  9. "Specialty Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    good base salary, company car, fair commission structure

    Cons

    "big pharma" atmosphere. quotas increase exponentially after you make a big commission check.


  10. "Ssr"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Excellent training for new reps

    Cons

    Became big pharma and tracked you

    Advice to Management

    Leave us alone and we will want to work for you


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