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Shire Reviews

Updated 28 Feb 2020

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3.0
47%
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32%
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Shire CEO Flemming Ornskov, MD
Flemming Ornskov, MD
518 Ratings
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  1. "Worked at Shire as a Sales Rep Full Time for 1 year"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shire

    Pros

    Great culture and support from direct reports and local team

    Cons

    Company managed out of Boston and recent acquisition of Baxalta has triggered important cost-cutting measures and reduction of headcount through attrition

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    Shire2017-10-17
  2. "n/a"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    good management infrastructure for autonomy

    Cons

    difficult managing changing business priorities

    Shire2020-02-28
  3. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Milan
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of interesting challenges and new launches. Great rare disease culture

    Cons

    A bit chaotic, unfortunately overtaken.

    Shire2020-02-26
  4. "Good development opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Operations Support Supervisor 

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

    Pros

    Good development opportunities Enjoyed my coworkers

    Cons

    Salary below market rate On call every weekend

    Shire2020-01-11
  5. "Associate Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Zug
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and good colleagues

    Cons

    Workplace with a great level of ambiguity

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    Shire2020-01-10
  6. "Good company overall"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall good company to work for.

    Cons

    Lots of integrations at once ,

    Shire2019-12-02
  7. "Dynamic but always changing"

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    Former Employee - Diretor in São Paulo, São Paulo
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Purpose and Mission of addressing people suffering with Rare Diseases

    Cons

    Always changing due to mergers & acquisition, loosing beautiful BRAVE culture

    Shire2019-11-19
  8. "Content analyst"

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    Former Employee - Content Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    the money was pretty good

    Cons

    sometimes it was very stressful

    Shire2019-11-18
  9. "Plenty of Opportunities"

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    Former Employee - QA Lead in Lexington, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diverse array of products, great co-workers, lots of career movement opportunities

    Cons

    Employees are spread thin across multiple projects; company struggling with Baxalta merger

    Shire2019-10-30
  10. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Zug

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

    Pros

    Not possible any longer due to acquisition

    Cons

    There are no contras to mention. Was a perfect employer

    Shire2019-10-16

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