EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Wincor Nixdorf

Wincor Nixdorf

Geographic Location

Country: Germany


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62.0 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Group: Nixdorf

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 18-04-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 250
Planned Job Reductions max: 250
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013

Additional Information

Wincor Nixdorf, a leading provider of IT-solutions to retailers and retail banking, announced a global restructuring programme which will involve the cutting of about 250 posts in Germany and of a total of 500 jobs in Europe by the end of 2013. Most of the research and development jobs shall be delocated to Asia. 

Wincor currently employs a German staff of 4,000, a European staff of 6,500 and a global staff of 9,200. The company plans to streamline the organisational structure by merging national divisions to regional divisions, by merging administrative operations and by delocating operations to the emerging economies.