Daiichi Sankyo Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2020

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3.1
51%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
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Daiichi Sankyo President, CEO, and Director Joji Nakayama
Joji Nakayama
103 Ratings
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  • "Upper management cares more about promoting their friends than company as a whole(in 17 reviews)

  • "Bonus structure changed so there was less opportunity to make a large bonus as there was in the past(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Basking Ridge, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture of respect and Great people Promising pipeline Opportunity to really make an individual impact and contribute Visibility to Leadership Transparent communication Competitive Compensation Recent investment in Inclusion and Diversity space

    Cons

    I cannot think of any, I am proud to work for DSI.

  2. "Experienced Senior Sales Rep"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Specialty Sales Representative in Norfolk, VA

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I believed in the products that I promoted.

    Cons

    Micromanagement is in full swing at all levels. Way too many reps calling on the same drs.


  3. "Do Your Homework"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Oncology Account Manager in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Oncology products have great potential

    Cons

    Leadership is not heavily involved

  4. "Quality Assurance Manager"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New Brunswick, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great pay and compensation package

    Cons

    work life balance; long work hours

  5. "good company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Director of Medical Affairs in Basking Ridge, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    friendly people and management, promote accountability for your function and no micro-managing

    Cons

    not a strong or well thought-out LCM plans

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  6. "Great Balance"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative II 

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time

    Pros

    Upper Management was accessible and easy to talk to.

    Cons

    Opportunities for advancement not very plentiful.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Contractor"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Basking Ridge, NJ
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice building and cafeteria. That’s about it.

    Cons

    Very unprofessional and cold towards contractors. DO NOT waste your time at this company if you are a contract employee. Wait it out to get into a more reputable company where you will get tangible career experience and connections. DSI tends to be very disorganized and unreliable.

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  8. Helpful (3)

    "Extremely Bad"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time

    Pros

    Nothing at all that I can think of.

    Cons

    Unprofessional, Ruthless, Cutthroat, Immoral environment. I have worked in numerous companies in my career and this by far is the worst company I have ever worked for. If you are currently employed, DO NOT leave your job for this company. Obviously if you are unemployed, you have no choice. There is nothing here for you. Don't disregard the negative reviews below. They are accurate and correct.

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  9. "Overall a good place to work"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company is in a growth and change period into oncology. Benefits and pay originally not up to par with other oncology companies but leadership has been responsive and have made quick changes. They still have improvements to be made but definitely moving in the right direction

    Cons

    Support functions and medical benefits average

  10. "Benefits"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and compensation at this company

    Cons

    Management didn’t have a solid plan

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