EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Bas-Rhin; Alsace; Est
Location of affected unit(s): Fegersheim, Suresnes,


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
Number Employed: 2421
Group: Eli Lilly and Company

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-09-2010
Planned Job Reductions min: 250
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-03-2011

Additional Information

In response to the upcoming loss of several patents, Lilly pharmaceutical group will implement a voluntary redundancy programme whereby 250 positions will be eliminated from its locations in France beginning in March 2011. The job cuts will amount to approximately 10% of the company's French workforce.