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

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Updated Apr 02, 2014

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Danone Chairman and CEO Franck Riboud

Franck Riboud

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83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Com pany profaneness in India

Warehouse Executive (Current Employee)
Sonipat

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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Graduate (Current Employee)
Trowbridge, England (UK)

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

ProsThe graduate scheme offers real roles, great benefits and rewards, nice culture

Conssometimes you have to work longer hours but nothing major

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

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Trade Marketing Assistant for the Away from Home channel

Trade Marketing Assistant (Current Employee)
Paris (France)

I have been working at Danone as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat company culture, people are open and friendly. Lots of learning in a short duration.

ConsProjects move quite slowly in this department due to lack of resources and complexity in the decision making process.

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

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Amazing Work Place

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Danone

ProsCODE (Comitment, Openess, Doers, Empower) culture company

Consvarous task but mazing experience

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

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Great experience to learn to multitask and work in a stressful environment

Assistant Brand Manager (Former Employee)
Almaty (Kazakhstan)

I worked at Danone full-time

ProsGreat working conditions, professionalism, good payment.

ConsHowever, due to specification of the product line of the company working mode is always in an extreme rush, incredibly short deadlines, high stress level.

Advice to Senior ManagementPromote more cooperation between offices internationally. Provide more support to departments with big projects, budget planning needs improvements as well.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Danone gaves me a lot of useful things that I need in my career. I learned a lot about Business Development, Sales etc.

Junior Business Development Manager (Current Employee)
Almaty (Kazakhstan)

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

ProsYou work with dairy products. Mission of danone is: "BRINGING HEALTH THROUGH FOOD TO AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE". And You are part of this strategy.

ConsMany people leave their jobs. Danone do not try detain them.

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

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Great company for interning, a lot of responsibilities and support from the company to learn.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Danone as an intern

Pros- High responsibilities
- Good working environment

Cons- You have to be able to be very flexible and adapt to change (fast-pace working)

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

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Very good school

Brand Manager (Former Employee)
Prague (Czech Republic)

I worked at Danone full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLocal marketing, therefore variety of very interesting projects. Mostly nice colleagues.

ConsMicro management. Meeting & presentations culture. A lot of overtime. Not transparent yearly salary increases and promotions.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore transparency towards performance review/career planning needed. FOCUS, employees do not have unlimited time at their disposals.

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

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Danone is a Company where you can have freedom to take decisions. Very nice environment

Human Resources Director (Former Employee)
São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

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

Prosfreedom to act, matrix structure, nice products (health related), people oriented. Social responsibility projects, relationship between all divisions , shared services department,

ConsCompensation - gap between Directors vs other levels, very focused on the Dairy division, office location (Avenida Paulista), lack of common procedures for all divisions, different benefits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great people, challenging responsibilities

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

Pros- atmosphere at work
- benefits package
- flexible working hours
- for ambitious people who like challenges

Cons- workload, poor work/life ballance
- promotion prospects

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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