AstraZeneca Reviews

Updated 1 Mar 2021

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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot
Pascal Soriot
1,399 Ratings
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  • "Senior management team is lacking technical skills(in 43 reviews)

  • "Culture has changed since Astrazeneca bought off Medimmune(in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing Executive"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to develop. Worked with fantastic mentors.

    Cons

    None I can think off

  2. "Culture difficult"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good overall package, benefits etc

    Cons

    Flat structure, culture damaged, fear to speak up

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  3. "Amazing company with strong culture"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, passionate leaders, good heart.

    Cons

    Work/ life balance, slow to make changes

  4. "A great company gone bad"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The legacy of being people-centric still prevails, although for how long is questionable

    Cons

    IT is being heavily centrered on India now and core competencies are being moved away from the hub countries. The new organisation is struggling to understand the new operating model

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  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Gaithersburg, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Great campus. Science driven. Good decision making processes. Fair and equality. Good pipeline.

    Cons

    Usually busy since pipeline is robust.

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  6. "Very nice working environment"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Researcher 

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work and learn

    Cons

    Not any thins that I observed

  7. "Great culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager 

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Very friendly culture, good compensation

    Cons

    Can not think of anything negative.

  8. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Engineer 

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Overall great company that embraces its employees.

    Cons

    None that are note worthy.

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Gothenburg

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance, innovative, diversity and inclusion

    Cons

    Work load can be high occasionally

  10. "AZ life"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great vision, pipeline and future. Truly putting patients first.

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say about AZ. I’m a happy employee.

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