EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Atos IT Services

Company/Organisation:
Atos IT Services

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Bydgoski; Kujawsko-Pomorskie; Polnocny
Location of affected unit(s): Bydgoszcz

Company

Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Group: Atos Origin

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 16-05-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 16-05-2014
Foreseen End Date: 17-06-2017
Planned Job Creation: 850

Additional Information

Multinational IT company Atos Origin announced plans to create 850 jobs at its newly opened Service Management Center in Bydgoszcz within the next 3 years. As reported the company plans to recruit IT specialists with foreign language skills. The center will provide advanced IT services mainly to customers operating outside Poland.

The investment was accomplished with the support of the Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency. Atos has been operating in Poland since 2000 and it has branches in four Polish cities (Warszawa, Wroc?aw, Bydgoszcz and Gda?sk) employing 2,600 people.

ERM reported on previously announced restructuring events in 2013, 2012a and 2012b.