EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Centralny slaski; Slaskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Katowice


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 400
Group: IBM

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-04-2014
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 03-04-2014
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2014
Planned Job Creation: 1600

Additional Information

American IT company IBM announced plans to create 1,600 jobs at its Global Services Delivery Centre in Katowice.

The centre, which provides IT services mainly for European customers, was opened in August 2013. According to the sources, 400 people are already employed at the centre and 2,000 people in total are expected to be employed by the end of the recruitment drive.

For the most recent restructuring event see IBM-PL2013