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Daiichi Sankyo Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2019

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2.9
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42%
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58%
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Daiichi Sankyo CEO Joji Nakayama
Joji Nakayama
95 Ratings
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  • "changes in upper management resulted in layoffs and poor business decisions(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"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Operations Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong Growth Trajectory. Great time to be at DSI.

    Cons

    none that i can think of.

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-06-30
  2. "Unstable"

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Not a micro management culture (in our region anyway)

    Cons

    No pipeline, lack of communication and transparency

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-07-23
  3. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Good People to work with

    Cons

    Lack of focus/vision, varied products

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-06-14
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Conundrum of positives and negatives"

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    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in Basking Ridge, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Pipeline looks very very promising.

    Cons

    Regulatory affairs has a pattern of failure.

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-06-13
  5. "Realigns sales at least once a year"

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    Former Employee - District Sales Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Compensation, bonus, benefits, contests, colleagues

    Cons

    Frequency of changes and senior leadership

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-06-25
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Restructuring"

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    Former Employee - Specialty Sales Representative in West Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company is trying to reorganize to meet the changes in the industry.

    Cons

    Nepotism between the more tenured becomes obvious.

    Advice to Management

    Create a more personal interaction between departments.

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-05-09
  7. "Overall good company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Continuous Pay increases and opportunity for large bonuses

    Cons

    Large unpredictable layoffs. 5 layoffs in 6 years with the company

    Advice to Management

    Be a partner and trust your reps and they will do the best. Had some of the best and worst managers with DSI but those that were good were AMAZING and I preformed much better with the ones who listen.

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-05-09
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good People"

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

    I worked at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There were some very nice people at DSI before the layoff

    Cons

    Frequent restructuring and layoffs. Products pipeline not great.

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-04-17
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Make money at all costs"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative 

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

    Pros

    Pay and benefits. Freedom for the most part

    Cons

    Layoffs every year. Upper management cares more about promoting their friends than company as a whole

    Daiichi Sankyo2019-04-16
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nazareth, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Daiichi Sankyo full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The benefit of the telework policy, summer hours and shutdown during Christmas. Good benefits

    Cons

    Open working space, the intention was to improve communication but there is a lack of trust and point finger that resulted in all communications being as emails. No good upper management with leadership skills. Difficult to advance in your career. A portfolio in which some products are approved but unable to launch to the market. Many dysfunctional teams, there is no accountability to the upper management and a culture...

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    Daiichi Sankyo2019-04-08
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