Danone
3.7 of 5 67 reviews
www.danone.com Paris, France 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 05, 2014

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Danone Chairman and CEO Franck Riboud

Franck Riboud

(39 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Good work-life balance if you are not too lasy to do your job in time"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Nice colleagues, nice working environement"
    in 3 reviews
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to see all production activity as a production incharge

Production Supervisor (Current Employee)
Sonipat (India)

I have been working at Danone full-time for more than a year

Prosworld's no. 1 fresh dairy company

Consoperation with all production activity

Advice to Senior Managementno coment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company to learn mkt, have to be patient and networked to be promoted.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

ProsInnovative campaigns, you learn traditional marketing.
The fact that its a Worldwide company gives you input to international standards and practices

ConsUpper and lower management is driven by politics. Poor hr. Long hours of working if with the wrong boss.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter training of employees and support them. Politics and personal hidden agendas, drive evaluation procedure.

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Complex business, great school & fast career path, poor work-life balance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Bucharest (Romania)

I have been working at Danone full-time for more than 5 years

ProsDynamic company, global but also local, health-oriented, good products, enthousiastic people, good school

ConsWork-life balance, lack of consistency in strategy and plans, highly opportunistic approach

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Danone full-time

ProsGreat company culture, interesting work, nice collegues.

ConsHR people are not so nice, be ready to be overworked for no real compensation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Com pany profaneness in India

Warehouse Executive (Current Employee)
Sonipat (India)

I have been working at Danone full-time for more than a year

Prosits no 1 dairy plant in World

ConsOperation Excellence planning not good.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove Operation Excellence planning For company business.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Just Great!

Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Danone full-time

Pros- great culture
- general positive climate
- exposure to transversal projects
- transparency
- career opportunities
- individual development plans

Cons- some ambiguity due to informal way of working
- general tendency to have negative competitivity between people that want to proove they are the best
- to much show-off in a continuous strugle for visibility and success
- compensations could be better
- some work-load issues (only some departments or functions)
- some personnel turn-over issues that hurts the image

Advice to Senior Management- to take into consideration the Cons

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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very interesting

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Danone full-time

Prosenthusiastic environment, equal opportunities employment, development programs, satisfying compensations, good HR system.

Consit needs more teamwork, and more motivation to the employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementTrain , develope, motivate and retain your employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not a international view of business

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Danone full-time for less than a year

ProsWorking Environment is good since the people is young and with energy

ConsOpportunities are given to people sent from Corporate

Advice to Senior ManagementLook to talent in the host country

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Feeling Comfortable

Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Calcutta (India)

I have been working at Danone full-time for more than 5 years

ProsWorld Wide presence with Leadership In its fields of Baby nutrition.

ConsWorking field is awesome,till now seen nothing.

Advice to Senior ManagementNothing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Perfect company

Medical Representative (Current Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I have been working at Danone full-time for less than a year

Prosvery good environment to work. perfect colleagues.

Conslow basic salary compared to other multinational company

Advice to Senior Managementraising basic salary will make us best employer middle east

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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