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Lorillard Reviews

Updated June 14, 2017
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Lorillard President and CEO Murray S. Kessler
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Pros
  • Great union employees and co-workers, good pay, low stress, busy work made days and nights fo by fast (in 6 reviews)

  • Free Car, good benefits, Decent PAY (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Company sold out from under employees by CEO, (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Territory Representative"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lorillard full-time

    Pros

    Well managed inclusive team environment.

    Cons

    Salaries lagged compared to competitors for the quality of the representatives.

    Advice to Management

    Reward loyal length of service within salaries.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture, too bad was acquired

    Cons

    Very few cons to speak of

  3. "Blending Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Blending Supervisor Leaf Processing in Kernersville, NC
    Former Employee - Blending Supervisor Leaf Processing in Kernersville, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great union employees and co-workers, good pay, low stress, busy work made days and nights fo by fast.

    Cons

    Upper management did not show me they cared about the truth

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to communicate with employees


  4. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company with a "Family" atmosphere. Benefits and compensation was above average. Advancement within the company was easily obtained if one desired it and was qualified.

    Cons

    After 250 years, the was Company sold. The restructered company (ITG) has reduced the pension benefits. Current employees are not feeling the 'family' warmth.


  5. "Company sold out"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good schedule, benefits, company car, decent salary

    Cons

    Company sold out from under employees by CEO,

    Advice to Management

    be more communicative and transparent


  6. "Great Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I had a great time working there and a great boss.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Wish you had not sold the company .


  7. "What is to be expected"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Your employed with above average pay and benefits

    Cons

    Your employed by a tob co

  8. "Executive Administrative Assistant"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant III in Little River, SC
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant III in Little River, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Company sold and or merger


  9. "Lab Technician"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Lorillard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work and learn different jobs.

    Cons

    Need more unity in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Get to know the employees.


  10. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Manchester, NH
    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Manchester, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Good benefits
    Good work family balance

    Cons

    Cigarette industry trending in negative direction


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