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Danone Reviews

Updated October 18, 2017
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  1. "Great Culture but disorganized"

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

    I have been working at Danone part-time

    Pros

    Casual office attire
    Great Coworkers
    Accessibility/Visibility to Higher Ups

    Cons

    Disorganized
    Bad systems integration
    Too much uncertainty


  2. "It's alright"

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    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Eugene, OR
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Eugene, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Most higher ups are competent people who will listen.

    Cons

    I mentioned "most". Some behave with their egos out of check.

    Advice to Management

    Give everyone some respect. Not just the people you want to impress.

  3. "Great company"

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

    I have been working at Danone full-time

    Pros

    International company, focused on sustainability

    Cons

    Great company to work for


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Danone CBM review"

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    Current Employee - Customer Business Manager in Bentonville, AR
    Current Employee - Customer Business Manager in Bentonville, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great room to grow and develop. Continually evolving company that offers new experiences. I love the culture and high growth attitude. This is a great company.

    Cons

    work life balance. Some on boarding is sink or swim mentality.


  5. Helpful (4)

    "Fast-paced and a lot of opportunity if you step up"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in White Plains, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Great mission and culture, very fast-paced, you won't be bored, Good work-life balance depending on the department, opportunities to learn and grow if you step up and take them, great benefits package

    Cons

    Constant change in direction and focus can be frustrating, lack of communication, not a lot of opportunities for junior talent to move up


  6. Helpful (1)

    "review"

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    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


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Danone - Dannon review"

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    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

  8. "Seniore Brand Manager"

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    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


  9. "Good company"

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    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


  10. Helpful (6)

    "General Managers' Paradise"

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    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


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