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

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Updated Apr 05, 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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  • "Good work-life balance if you are not too lasy to do your job in time"
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  • "Nice colleagues, nice working environement"
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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 (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 company culture and values!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsGreat enviroment with good colleagues and benefits as well. Good place for people who put family as first priority.

ConsNot very structured. Lacking a lot of systems and processes.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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IT in Danone

IT Manager (Former Employee)
Moscow (Russia)

I worked at Danone full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood benefits for managers,
Development programmes, however not addressed to IT

ConsIT department is of support funciton in company outlook

Advice to Senior ManagementProtect your employees

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not 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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Human

Manager (Current Employee)
Paris (France)

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

ProsStrong leadership, global company but with a local touch

Conscould benefit from a more international leadership

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work

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

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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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Good but can be better

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsGood benefits, work life balance. Friendly colleagues in general, at least in front of you but becareful there are backstabbings/politics. Good for those who put family as 1st priority above career and want a stable job without much stress

ConsPolitics, boring, lack of support & direction from mgmt. Not good for those who are ambitious, who wants to climb the career ladder and seeking a challenging and exciting career.

Advice to Senior ManagementSet clear strategy and work with the team. Recognize the effort of those who perform and not just base on skin color or nationality

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not 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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