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Mars President and CEO Paul S. Michaels
Paul S. Michaels
137 Ratings
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    Excellent development experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance Manager
    Former Employee - Finance Manager

    I worked at Mars full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    High performing organisation
    Strong cultural values - 5 Principles
    People
    Brands

    Cons

    Politics
    Sense that if you speak out of line then you will be frowned upon
    High expectation levels -fear of making mistakes or speaking up for help and will seen as not capable
    Over-riding sense that perception drive attitudes and career progression

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Mars Interviews

Updated 23 Oct 2014
Updated 23 Oct 2014

Interview Experience

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    Strategy Support Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I was contacted by an HR representative to schedule a phone interview. After that intial screening, I was scheduled for an in-person interview. This was a single interview where 4 associates were present and conducted the interview in a panel/group-type format.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you approach an ambiguous request. Also, a lot of questions about working with or approaching senior management.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

Mars Awards and Accolades

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2012
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Additional Info

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Website www.mars.com
Headquarters Mc Lean, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year

Mars knows chocolate sales are nothing to snicker at. It makes such worldwide favorites as M&M's, Snickers, and the Mars bar. Other confections include 3 Musketeers, Dove, Milky Way, Skittles, and Twix. Its products portfolio also boasts Seeds of Change organic food, the Klix and Flavia beverage systems, Combos and Kudos snacks, Uncle Ben's rice, and pet food made under the Pedigree, Sheba, and Whiskas names. Mars owns the world's largest chewing gum maker Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, as well. The Mars family -- including siblings and chairman John Franklyn Mars, VP Jacqueline... More

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