EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Heineken Nederlands Beheer

Heineken Nederlands Beheer

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
11.05 - Manufacture of beer
Number Employed: 5750
Group: Heineken

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-09-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 450
Planned Job Reductions max: 450
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-09-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2005

Additional Information

To enable the company to continue operating in the future, a number of organisational changes are to be implemented within Heineken’s various divisions in the Netherlands. These changes, which will be phased in over a two-year period and are resulting in 450 job losses. An agreement was reached with trade unions on a ‘social plan’ at the end of 2002.