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DKSH Holding Reviews

Updated June 15, 2017
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DKSH Holding President, CEO, and Director Joerg W. Wolle
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Pros
  • Work life balance, pleasant working area, staff benefit (in 2 reviews)

  • Able to learn things in a wider perspective (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Very old-school and manual thinking, IT systems lack innovative mindset (in 2 reviews)

  • Top management is obsolete and do not understand the complex challenge awaiting (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "President & CEO"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chief Executive Officer in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Chief Executive Officer in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very entrepreneurial corporate environment and hands-off top management approach. High level of intelligence and intellect at senior management level at HQ in Switzerland. Excellent sparring partners to grow and learn.

    Cons

    Strongly driven by key financials with occasionally lacking the vision for certain market and business needs outside of those financial parameters.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "internship DKSH"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    good flat structure, good internship program

    Cons

    no real internship program structure,

    Advice to Management

    spend more time developing your youth, grow the GBA program and you will develop intenral loyalty

  3. "Operations"

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    Current Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DKSH Holding full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance, pleasant working area, staff benefit

    Cons

    More benefit for Long service staff ,Lack of standardization


  4. "Brand Manager Interview"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Overall very pleasant interview experience

    Cons

    None None None None None


  5. "Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DKSH Holding full-time

    Pros

    There were some fruit for employees

    Cons

    Colleagues are not nice. In addition, I had to work on some Saturdays.

    Advice to Management

    No


  6. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DKSH Holding full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    exposure, challenging, learn and learn, .......................................

    Cons

    direction unclear, unstructure, out of control

    Advice to Management

    find direction,


  7. "DKSH - regional support"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangkok (Thailand)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangkok (Thailand)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DKSH Holding full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company footprint in SE Asia, opportunities and entrepreneurship spirit, range of products / markets covered

    Cons

    Turnover across top management, distant Swiss board, overall old-school mindset

    Advice to Management

    Need to do more to retain talents and support modernization of company

  8. "good to work"

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at DKSH Holding full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work culture, wide products range, 150 years old company

    Cons

    timely bound, distribution company, dependent on principal companies

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "IT Support"

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    Former Employee - IT Support in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - IT Support in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment to work with.

    Cons

    Direction is not clear in IT decisions

    Advice to Management

    cost cutting it is important for the company, but however it have its certain limit and it need to have the right decission


  10. "Internship"

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    Current Employee - Internship in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Internship in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good corporate culture, manager is very nice

    Cons

    comparative, big company, it is hard to get high level


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