EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
20.4 - Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations, perfumes and toilet preparations

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-11-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 230
Planned Job Reductions max: 230
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 30-11-2011
Foreseen End Date: 30-06-2012
Direct Dismissals: 230

Additional Information

As announced on November 30th, 2011, German personal care products manufacturer Beiersdorf expects job reductions up to 230 employees.

Job reductions shall be realised by end of June 2012. This is due to losses in the cosmetics segment. Worldwide job reduction is expected to affect up to 1,000 employees. The company's management announced to have started talks with employee representatives in Germany.