Danone Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2021

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Danone CEO Emmanuel Faber
Emmanuel Faber
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  1. "a"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Sydney

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Flexbility, people, facilities, offices, development opps

    Cons

    No real cons, except for (peak) workloads

  2. "Customer care representative the usual experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Customer Care Representative in Sydney
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company culture, opportunities for growth (but how long that can take depends on your luck if a position opens up)

    Cons

    The role is quite repetitive but that’s customer care; answer phones, respond to queries, place orders repeat. Just enough staff means you risk not getting time off because someone beat you to it


  3. "Ok"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Its a friendly place to work

    Cons

    There are Politics galore at senior level

  4. "."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Partner in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Danone full-time

    Pros

    Nice people and good collaboration

    Cons

    Leadership should be more transparent and walk the talk

  5. "Unprofessional and not ethical"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Analyst in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Colleagues are helpful and hardworking

    Cons

    Dishonesty, no transparency, no leadership

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  6. "Xx"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial, can do, humanistic, open, not hierarchical

    Cons

    Busy, poor work life balance, location

  7. "On balance a good place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Manager 

    I worked at Danone full-time

    Pros

    They sell great products, nice staff

    Cons

    Poorly located office - too far from CBD

  8. "Great talk. Not great walk."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Counsel in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Engaging culture and vision. Good people and good products that it’s easy to feel excited about.

    Cons

    Very poor HR employment practises and many senior managers that are good technicians not leaders. Lack of processes and systems which are holding it back in being competitive.

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    Danone Response

    August 26, 2019Employer Branding Trainee

    We are happy to hear that Danone’s culture is close to your heart. Our vision, One Planet. One Health, drives our actions every day. Thank you for sharing that it is attractive and meaningful to you, too. Thank you for your feedback. First of all, we regret that you had a negative experience at Danone. For us, the "how" matters as much as the "what". Our values are the beliefs we hold internally and our leadership values, CODES, are how we demonstrate and bring these values to life. As a company, we strive to guide our employees and managers to lead according these 5 values: Creates, Opens, Drives, Empowers and Self-aware. As this wasn’t the case in your experience, we will inform local HR, so act upon your feedback.

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Great office space and working environment. Lots of opportunity to progress.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

  10. "Ok"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Good value and good culture

    Cons

    Can get lost in beauracy

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