EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Organon NV

Organon NV

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Region: Noord-Brabant; Zuid-Nederland
Location of affected unit(s): Oss


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations
Number Employed: 3300
Group: Akzo Nobel

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-03-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 150
Planned Job Reductions max: 210
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Organon has developed innovative prescription medicines for gynecology, mental health, anesthesia, and for cardiovascular diseases. The company currently employs around 13,000 people in more than 50 countries. Worlwide, Akzo Nobel decided to suppress some 500 jobs. The management will use early retirements and other ways to avoid direct dismissals. In April 2003, 60 more jobs suppressed in Oss.