EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Germany and other unspecified countries


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Number Employed: 78500
Group: Siemens - Atos Origin

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-12-2010
Planned Job Reductions min: 1750
Planned Job Reductions max: 1750
Type of Restructuring: Merger/Acquisition
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-07-2011
Direct Dismissals: 1750

Additional Information

IT company Siemens announced the loss of 1,750 jobs from its IT Solutions and Services business across the global operations. Apart from Germany where the company will cut 650 jobs, there is no further information on which other plants and countries will be affected. 

The job cuts are part of the purchase of the IT Solutions and Services division of Siemens by Atos Origin. The merge is planned up to July 2011.

Siemens IT Solutions and Services has been going through significant restructuring since March this year, when it announced the loss of 4,200 jobs worldwide.