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Sanofi-Aventis Reviews

Updated April 29, 2017
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Sanofi-Aventis CEO Olivier Brandicourt
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  • work life balance is challenging (in 19 reviews)

  • upper management unstable resulting in constant change in directions/initiaves, marketing messages are ultra-conservative (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "production worker"

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    Former Employee - Production in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Production in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits, 401k, nice people to work with

    Cons

    I love my job-great company


  2. "Schedule driven, limited resources"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Swiftwater, PA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Swiftwater, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tons of work, always something to do.

    Cons

    Budgets, schedules, advancement in current field, overly conservative quality and regulatory restrictions, contracting policies...

    Advice to Management

    Recognize production employees with $ not "points". Reinforce the foundation.


  3. "Exec sales"

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    Current Employee - Executive Sales Representative in Dover, DE
    Current Employee - Executive Sales Representative in Dover, DE
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Depends on mngmt ....401 k is good

    Cons

    Awful culture and morale, men OD more than woman, merit "raises" a joke


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  5. "Fine Company"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Framingham, MA
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Framingham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sanofi-Aventis (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyed the people I worked with. Good work life balance

    Cons

    Some upper management came off as incompetent.


  6. "sales manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sanofi-Aventis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    strong local leadership, supportive and trustworthy

    Cons

    weak executive leadership, not very well thought out


  7. "Senior Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Fargo, ND
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Fargo, ND
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They had excellent training and benefits, great manager

    Cons

    They laid people off after hiring them for only eight months


  8. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Sourcing Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sourcing Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sanofi-Aventis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lots of benefits, health benefits are very good.

    Cons

    Company going through loss of sales so reduction and reorgs are constant.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on people


  9. "Area Business Leader"

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    Current Employee - Area Business Leader in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Area Business Leader in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Talented people and great products

    Cons

    The poor culture and lower industry pay.

    Advice to Management

    value your talent!


  10. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Area Business Leader ­ Diabetes in Cape Girardeau, MO
    Former Employee - Area Business Leader ­ Diabetes in Cape Girardeau, MO

    I worked at Sanofi-Aventis (More than a year)

    Pros

    salary is fair for market

    Cons

    uncertainty of employment in future


  11. "Java Programming"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, good health benefits

    Cons

    Bad management, not good outlook


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