EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): France, Spain and the United Kingdom, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Island Maurice, Mexico.


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 1850
Group: Astek Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-06-2006
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 03-07-2006
Foreseen End Date: 31-01-2007
Planned Job Creation: 2300

Additional Information

The French group Astek (1,850 employees in the world), specialized in the consultancy business services on the information systems, has announced the creation of 2,300 new jobs in the world between July 2006 and January 2007. This jobs will be created in the 11 French agencies and in six other countries: Spain, UK, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Island Maurice and Lebanon, where the group has just opened up an agency. 95% of new employees will be engineers, 25% of which will be juniors from 'high schools' and universities.