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Biovail Reviews

Updated Oct 10, 2017

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4.2
86%
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47%
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Biovail Chairman and CEO J. Michael (Mike) Pearson
J. Michael (Mike) Pearson
3 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Biovail full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good moral and company spirit.

    Cons

    More incentives for non-management employees.

    Biovail2013-08-21
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Biovail full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people. great benefits.great everything

    Cons

    bought by another company, Valeant who does not care about much.

    Biovail2013-03-30
  3. "Biovail is a small sales environment with resources and support to be successful in pharmaceutical sales."

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    Specialty Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Biovail

    Pros

    Managers are not micromanagers and really know how to help you be successful in pharmaceutical sales.

    Cons

    New upper management is composed of Marketing people, not sales people

    Biovail2011-01-17
  4. "HR Associate"

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    Former Employee - From Receptionist to Associate Human Resources in Bridgetown
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Biovail full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great pay. Training for employees. Solid benefits

    Cons

    Company moral dropped after original president left. Then completely fell through when merged with Valeant Intl.

    Biovail2017-10-10
  5. "Analyst"

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    Analyst in Steinbach, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Biovail for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good compensation and good wage increase

    Cons

    Lots of politics and low morale on issues of favouritism

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    Biovail2017-07-05
  6. "supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Biovail full-time

    Pros

    good corporate culture, fast paced manufacturing environment with high standard of quality, great experience at work

    Cons

    tight regulation, be prepared to take blames when mistake happens

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    Biovail2017-03-29
  7. "Excellent company"

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    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Laval, QC
    Recommends

    I worked at Biovail full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, wonderful people. Worked there for 13 years

    Cons

    Moving out of the Canadian Market

    Biovail2016-06-22
  8. "Nice to work at, but sales objectives too high to be achieved."

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Biovail full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice co-workers, immediate supervisor great.

    Cons

    Higher management only want money, despite market reality

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    Biovail2013-04-26
  9. "Positive, until the merger with Valeant."

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    Director in Mississauga, ON
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Biovail

    Pros

    Room for advancement and significant potential financial benefits (eg. stock options)

    Cons

    Since the merger, no communication or respect for employees

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    Biovail2011-01-20

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