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Diageo CEO  Ivan Menezes
Ivan Menezes
434 Ratings
Pros
  • "Diageo across the globe has a great emphasis on work life balance and supportive to the needs to the employees(in 103 reviews)

  • "Great company Great brands Great package(in 134 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (4)

    "The perfect blend!"

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

    I have been working at Diageo

    Pros

    Unique in how the company and people care about the performance we deliver, the inclusion of all employees plus the impact on communities and society. Genuinely have freedom to determine the impact you want to have, the way you want to work, and to try out new ideas and build your career. Working with such iconic brands you feel privileged and excited every day to be holding the torch for their future. A globally connected...

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    Cons

    It is good to see the business making changes in areas that are needed. Being less internally focused and more geared to customers and consumers will make sure we focus on the things that are fewer and most important, and remove some unnecessary complexity that has increased over time by being too inward looking. Also because it has been so internally driven for so long it can be hard to sometimes see that changes being...

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    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what makes this company great - investing in incredible brands, growing talented and diverse people and caring about our impact on communities.

    Diageo2018-11-18

    Diageo Response

    November 19, 2018Social Media Team

    Hello there, What a fantastic review to read, its a delight to read that you're thoroughly enjoying your time at Diageo - your review sums up perfectly why this is such a great company to work for. I love what you said about 'holding the torch' for our brands future. No matter ...

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "A stress free FMCG"

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Values, Work-life balance, fun at work

    Cons

    Job scope that is Limited, Limited opportunity outside.

    Diageo2019-03-23
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Lack of leadership"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Diageo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits, great brands

    Cons

    Promote based on race and gender, lack of senior leadership. Pompous at times.

    Advice to Management

    Change your way of looking at business. Too liberal

    Diageo2019-03-26
  4. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager 

    I worked at Diageo full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great brands that you are proud of Good training ground

    Cons

    Good old boys club. Can be cliquish.

    Diageo2019-02-13
  5. "DIAGEO goes big data"

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    Current Employee - On Premise Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great learning experience

    Cons

    - it’s who you know not what you do - move to big data reduces opportunity and roles

    Diageo2019-02-03
  6. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Brand Ambassador in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Diageo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, salary, professionalism and outlook

    Cons

    Not many I can think of

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Diageo2019-01-03

    Diageo Response

    January 24, 2019Social Media Team

    Hello, many thanks for your review of Diageo! Kate

  7. "Great Brands, Great Culture"

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    Former Employee - Sales Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Diageo full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    compensation above average, leadership in the industry, nice perks, tons of opportunities

    Cons

    public traded company at times decisions short term and very focused on shareholders versus consumers or employees...

    Advice to Management

    more coaching

    Diageo2018-12-28

    Diageo Response

    January 24, 2019Social Media Team

    Hello, thank you for sharing your thoughts on our iconic brands and workplace culture! #proudofwhatwedo Kate

  8. "Current employee"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Diageo full-time

      Pros

      Relaxed atmosphere - potential to move up

      Cons

      Communication can be poor, things take too long to form

      Diageo2018-12-26
    • "diageo"

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      Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Norwalk, CT
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Diageo full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      vacation, bonuses, holidays, taste testing, liquor allowance,would pay for additional education

      Cons

      no job advancement unless you know someone, favortisume, being from Seagrams and not Diageo you felt prejudice against you

      Advice to Management

      on the year my "restructuring" out the door I was given two achievement awards.

      Diageo2018-12-26

      Diageo Response

      January 24, 2019Social Media Team

      Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review, for sharing your thoughts around our employee product allowance and renumeration, and for your honesty around some challenges you faced. Kate

    • "Great Place to Work"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Diageo

        Pros

        Great brands, great people and fun products to work for

        Cons

        - You're not part of the most exciting things happening in the world - There doesn't seem to be opportunities to do formal education

        Diageo2018-11-20
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