EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Ireland and other locations


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 2500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 11-04-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 11-04-2022
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

Irish global payments company Planet has announced to create 500 new jobs worlwide in the coming months: out of these, 100 new jobs will be based in Ireland (Planet-2022-IE). New positions will be in product development, technology and finance.

The company was founded in Galway in 1985 and it has bought several payment services over the years. It provides software, payment and technology solutions for its customers.  Currently, the Planet group employs over 2,500 staff in 120 markets.