Danone Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2020

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3.8
77%
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94%
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Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber
Emmanuel Faber
439 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "french decision making (behind closed doors)(in 39 reviews)

  • "decision making process very long(in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Good work experience in the company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Legal Services Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    work-life balance professional and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    some of the software systems could be more efficient/user friendly

  2. "Work hard with great people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retails Sales Development Specialist in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Danone full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Best CPG sales training; freedom to succeed, nice people

    Cons

    always more work to do than time available

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  3. "Great company to work for."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Boucherville, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company takes care of their workers. Opportunity to grow in the company.

    Cons

    Aren't flexible for vacation time.

  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 

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

    Pros

    good place to work !

    Cons

    managment needs help finding themself

  5. "Worst company ever - horrible leadership"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head Office in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Nothing, literally nothing. Horrible experience

    Cons

    Low pay, bad leadership

  6. "Great first job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    -Great exposure to senior management team -Clear job progression and goals -Wide range of opportunities to work on different projects and with different teams

    Cons

    - Pay below industry average -Lack of clear communication from top down

    Danone Response

    March 6, 2019Employer Branding Trainee

    Thank you for sharing your experience with us! At Danone we try to encourage and support each employee to shape their career path by alternating between the various functions, contexts and cultures. We are very happy to see that this is not just our vision, but a reality! We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the benefits offered by us. Our Compensation policy is aligned with competitors and offers salaries that a market-leading company can offer. Through regular benchmarks, we make sure that our compensation and benefits packages are competitive versus the local market level. Thank you for your feedback!

  7. "Great experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Empowerment, combined with real value and fantastic colleagues

    Cons

    In some case, the game can get political

  8. "Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Danone for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment and good people

    Cons

    Long hours and little training

  9. "Sales Planner"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Very good company to work overall

    Cons

    You should speak French fluently to have access to better opportunities

  10. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - They do care about their employees, several rewards (free lunch, Danone day, award ceremony, etc) - Positive work atmosphere - Employee discount - Great values

    Cons

    Some employees should not work there but because of the union's power they will never be fired.

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