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Updated Jun 22, 2021

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4.1
80%
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90%
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Novo Nordisk President & Chief Executive Officer Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen (no image)
Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
496 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice company to work with perfect work-life balance(in 201 reviews)

  • "Great benefits for each individual(in 81 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "workloads excellence work life balance(in 51 reviews)

  • "Still very Danish in some the more technical roles(in 33 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Leading edge diabetes and obesity organization.

      Jun 21, 2021 - Senior Sales Representative in Lancaster, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Well organized sales organization and decent pay for full time employees.

      Cons

      Worked in a tightly controlled health care system territory. Unreasonable new manager that lacked the ability to understand the market and acknowledge success beyond market share static measurements.

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee

      No opportunities for advancement

      Jun 21, 2021 - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in San Antonio, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Medical benefits are really good

      Cons

      All levels of management is self serving

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Novo Nordisk is laying off every 12-18 months

      Jun 18, 2021 - Diabetes Care Specialist in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Novo Nordisk has excellent drugs

      Cons

      Novo Nordisk is creating a bad culture with layoffs hanging over everyone’s heads, recent restructuring made everyone paranoid about the next one.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Once great but still good company

      Jun 9, 2021 - Senior Manager Strategy and Operations in Plainsboro, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Majority stock owned by Novo Foundation. Patient First philosophy

      Cons

      One TA (diabetes)one molecule (GLP-1) dominate sales. Other TA's on early stage of development

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good future

      May 31, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      current products, Pipeline, new acquisitions

      Cons

      insulin pricing pressure, obesity coverage situation

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      You have to think hard about this move

      Jun 9, 2021 - Senior Director in Plainsboro, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Semaglutide is an amazing molecule. There are some great people.

      Cons

      Reliance on one molecule for many years into the future. Leadership in general, there are some good folks, but lots of duds.

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Bad culture

      Jun 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company car and great benefits

      Cons

      Micromanagement and instructed to sell like a robot

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      OK

      Jun 13, 2021 - Engineer in Redmond, WA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Matching 401k is very generous

      Cons

      No opportunity for advancement and limited influence on work

      1 person found this review helpful
    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company

      May 20, 2021 - EDCS in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Best company I’ve been a part of!

      Cons

      The company likes to make a lot of changes.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Really great time

      Jun 11, 2021 - Programmer Analyst in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Flexible work hours Cooperative seniors Mentor system

      Cons

      Inter company communications are poor

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