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Danone Reviews

Updated March 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is prioritised and ensured to keep employees helaty and most efficient during wokr hours (in 15 reviews)

  • la hauteur du travail fourni et l'ambiance de travail est tr (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • However Danone work hard to try and reduce this by improving Work-Life balance (in 13 reviews)

  • s grande charge de travail pour un manager (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Danone full-time

    Pros

    culture, family-like company, trainings, mission

    Cons

    too much out-of office work, late working hours


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Danone - Dannon review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, self-management, "intrapraneurial," great benefits, flat structure, global opportunities

    Cons

    slow on promotions, do the work of next level before receiving that level's compensation and/or title


  3. "Seniore Brand Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Global Exposure, Strong Nutrition Portfolio, Reputed Company, Strong Brands

    Cons

    Variation in the pay package for the same position, no transparency in annual appraisal system

    Advice to Management

    Transparent Annual Appraisal System


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  5. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Danone culture, informal, friendly, solid brands, fast growing business, solid fundamentals.

    Cons

    Growth slowing in some key countries in Asia


  6. Helpful (6)

    "General Managers' Paradise"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager, Commercial
    Former Employee - Senior Manager, Commercial
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial, fast paced, big spender on employee training, global thinking with locally adapted solutions

    Cons

    The Group's priorities change a lot, depending on who is in charge. GMs are almost untouchable and get away with anything

    Advice to Management

    Show more appreciation to employees, don't drive talent away


  7. "Region Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Great brands in evian & Badoit. Good company culture, fast paced, entrepreneurial and driven by strong values. Above average compensation.

    Cons

    Marketing is stale and controlled by a global plan that doesn't effectively reach US consumers. Company lacks smooth & consistent management of core business processes.


  8. "Danone"

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, nice people

    Cons

    Lack of processes and frameworks


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The company has wonderful health benefits and 401K options.

    Cons

    Promotions are slow although it depends on your department


  10. Helpful (1)

    "DSM"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great company and people, fun environment

    Cons

    Unstable - no growth in product, bad marketing plans

    Advice to Management

    Spend or time inthe trade to see what is really going on


  11. "Great Experience, Nice work life balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Manager in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - District Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Danone full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Work life balance
    Strong base salary and aggressive bonus potential
    Networking opportunities
    Not micro managed
    Great benefits-ipad, laptop, cell phone and care expensed

    Cons

    Frequent lay offs
    "what have you done for me lately" management approach
    Poor coaching/training & development



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