EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Ille-et-Vilaine; Bretagne; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Rennes (Ile et Vilaine : Gerpi), Brest (Finistère : Atlantide) and Nantes (Loire Atlantique : Grenat)


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
70 - Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities
Number Employed: 16500
Group: Altran

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-04-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2006
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

Altran, French Company founded in France in 1982, has pioneered innovation consultancy. Altran has become the European leader in this area. Altran brings together the entire range of engineering and consulting specialties, from physical sciences, electronics and information technology, through industrial systems engineering, to strategic and management consultancy. The group employs 16,500 employees including 14,500 engineers. One of Altran’s major ambitions is to become the world leader in innovation consultancy. 2,000 engineers should be engaged in France in 2006 (out of 4,000 in the world).