EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Walter Services Austria

Company/Organisation:
Walter Services Austria

Geographic Location

Country: Austria
Region: Weinviertel; Niederösterreich; Ostösterreich
Location of affected unit(s): Hollabrunn

Company

Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
82.2 - Activities of call centres
Number Employed: 160

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 21-02-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 21-02-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2012
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Walter Services Austria, a call center employing some 160 employees, is planning on hiring 100 additional workers, making it the biggest employer in the region by 2012. The call center, which has taken over the call center company Ringo and its 60 employees in 2009, has recruited a big order from a large customer from the mobile phone sector, making the expansion necessary.