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SABMiller Reviews

Updated October 6, 2017
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  • Work-life balance not great, a bit nepotistic when it comes to promotions (in 20 reviews)

  • Slow decision-making, which sometimes hampered execution (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Vendor Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vendor Management in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Vendor Management in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SABMiller full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone was really friendly and the company had great perks for their employees.

    Cons

    In order to do your job well you have to figure out were you stand in such a big organizational structure.


  2. "Great work environment"

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    Former Employee - Procurement in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Procurement in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SABMiller full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    challenging, motivating, good benefits, great Industry

    Cons

    under permanent threat of acquisition

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Great partners"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great enviroment. Friendly partners. Build knowledge. Best practices. Excelent pay.

    Cons

    Promotion only for boss friends. Not for knowledge, experience or education.


  4. "Great Company To Work For"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SABMiller (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to grow your career at.

    Cons

    Sale of company led to restructured organization.


  5. "Former Company Employee"

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager
    Former Employee - Finance Manager
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Structured, organized, clear mission and how to do your job. Balanced work-life experience

    Cons

    Slow decision-making, which sometimes hampered execution. Slow to respond to potential acquisitions to strenghthen growth opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Company was bought by AB-Inbev, currently under transition.


  6. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Miami Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Miami Beach, FL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SABMiller (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company. Good benefits. People is amazing

    Cons

    There is a lack of growing opportunities


  7. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment, committed people. You can contribute, give your opinion, propose projects, own your role
    Great place to work

    Cons

    No clear career path, although opportunities for growth exists

    SABMiller Response

    Oct 3, 2016 – Representative

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your review of your experience. We hope you've enjoyed your time with SABMiller.

  8. "Great place to work!"

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

    I have been working at SABMiller full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great office with a warm and friendly atmosphere and a great bunch of people. Interesting work with great access and visibility with senior executives

    Cons

    Complex organization design which can be bureaucratic which can hamper agility. Opportunities for career growth are limited, as are learning opps

    SABMiller Response

    Oct 3, 2016 – Representative

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your review of SABMiller and for your commitment over the past 3 years.


  9. "Best Company to Work with in Latin America"

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    Current Employee - Regional Director of Governance, Risk and Audit in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Regional Director of Governance, Risk and Audit in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SABMiller full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, very competitive compensation, especially in executive levels, great international network if you wish to build it. The Regional President is the smartest guy I ever met.

    Cons

    It is coming to an end due to the merger with AB Inbev

    Advice to Management

    Keep the best of the marketing, finance and HR process. All of them world class.

    SABMiller Response

    Oct 3, 2016 – Representative

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your review of SABMiller at the regional hub in Miami. We appreciate your comments and are pleased to hear of your positive experience. We are glad you've... More


  10. "Great employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Perks are unique. Literally "work hard play hard" environment

    Cons

    Be ready to sacrifice family time. Pace is above Miami normal standards

    SABMiller Response

    Oct 3, 2016 – Representative

    Thank you for your review of SABMiller at the regional HQ in Miami for Latin America. We appreciate your commitment and are glad you've enjoyed your time with the organisation.


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