Danone Reviews

Updated 31 August, 2014
Updated 31 August, 2014
85 Reviews
3.5
85 Reviews
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Danone Chairman and CEO Franck Riboud
Franck Riboud
42 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance if you are not too lasy to do your job in time (in 3 reviews)

  • Good social connections between employes (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Too much internal politics and struggle between departments (in 3 reviews)

  • Danone is a chauvinistic company as all the management team in Russia are French, the internal politics is common (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Company to work for

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Danone

    Pros

    Senior Management in Danone global are very open minded and helpful

    Cons

    They seem to miss the complexity of the emerging market and a lot of energy is spent to make them understand how a task needs to be accomplished in the MENA region and for them to approve it

  2.  

    Great company to grow and develop capabilities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Logistics Buyer  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Logistics Buyer in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

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

    Pros

    trainings, open people, culture of collaboration, multicultural, Great company to grow and develop capabilities

    Cons

    HR department really slow, IT lacks of structure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve human resources management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Human

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Manager in Paris (France)

    I have been working at Danone full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong leadership, global company but with a local touch

    Cons

    could benefit from a more international leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Fast, forward-thinking company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst  in  São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I worked at Danone full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Casual profile
    Dynamic (it is not unusual for entire projects happen within a couple months)
    Discounted goods

    Cons

    Too informal (lacks processes, relies too much on personal contacts)
    High cost awareness
    Old IT equipment
    High turnover

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    5 years exp. in sales & marketing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Officer  in  Muzaffarpur, Bihar (India)
    Current Employee - Sales Officer in Muzaffarpur, Bihar (India)

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

    Pros

    this is very good quality product & reputed company

    Cons

    very good company & work very good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no any advice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    to see all production activity as a production incharge

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor  in  Sonipat (India)
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Sonipat (India)

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

    Pros

    world's no. 1 fresh dairy company

    Cons

    operation with all production activity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no coment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Feeling Comfortable

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Manager  in  Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Calcutta (India)

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Working field is awesome,till now seen nothing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Marketing Job at Danone

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager  in  Moscow (Russia)
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Moscow (Russia)

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

    Pros

    Exciting marketing job, including product development and full cycle marketing communication.
    Top Management of the company is quite open, work atmosphere is friendly & energizing

    Cons

    In some occasions: inconsistency, too rapid change of previously taken decisions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A Healthy Human Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Director  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I worked at Danone full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Not centralised
    Strong focus on People
    Carrer evolution
    Strong brands
    Culture & Values
    An international company. Not "French".
    Not very centralised in Paris.Local companies are permanent challenged to drive business

    Cons

    Strong pressure on profitability, not always aligned with the markets reality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on Healthy brands but take care of other segments / consumers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Danone full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I love Danone. Is a stable company with tradition and values; is a place where you can grow. And the products have the best quality

    Cons

    We comunicate about the products but not about our activities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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