Allergan Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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3.9
77%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
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Allergan Chairman, President, and CEO Brenton L. Saunders
Brenton L. Saunders
387 Ratings
Pros
  • "outstanding company, excellent colleagues, good benefits(in 80 reviews)

  • "We have great benefits and flexible schedules(in 79 reviews)

Cons
  • "Struggle between work-life balance(in 59 reviews)

  • "Not like the old Allergan before we were bought out by Actavis(in 52 reviews)

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  1. "review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    good, team, training, lifestyle, atmosphere,

    Cons

    none, no home working option

  2. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Friendly Science focused company at all levels

    Cons

    The location is slightly remote and out of town


  3. "Good"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Industrial Placement Student 

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    The people there were great.

    Cons

    The working hours were not the best

  4. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Director in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Amazing culture, benefits and opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes it is difficult to park

  5. "positive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    collaborative, innovative, results driven, progression opportunities

    Cons

    very fast-paced, but this is directly linked with working in this industry

  6. "Great company to work with"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Specialist in Liverpool, England

    I have been working at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and flexible environment

    Cons

    Too much work and not good management

  7. "Pros and Cons"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic and growing, you can make some impact

    Cons

    Reluctant to take some risks often

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Used to be great"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marlow, England
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Allergan full-time

    Pros

    With the exception of high level senior management people are generally great

    Cons

    The ‘company’ is very disorganised and the decision makers are out of touch with the ground level.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Nice company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Procurement Buyer 

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

    Pros

    The people are very nice

    Cons

    Nothing really comes to mind

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cell Culture Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, huge respect for staff

    Cons

    Less competitive salary than rivals

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