EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

KFC Romania

KFC Romania

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): different locations across the country


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Number Employed: 2193
Group: KFC

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-04-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 27-04-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 1107

Additional Information

American fast food chain KFC is to open five units or more by the end of 2017. The company has announced the creation of 1,107 new jobs by the end of 2017 when the company is expected to reach an employee base of 3,300.  With a total workforce of 2,193 employees, KFC currently operates 63 restaurants in Romania across various locations (Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Suceava, Oradea, Pitesti and Brasov).

KFC entered the Romanian market in 1997 as a franchise operated by US Food Network.