Business expansion
Voreia Ellada; Kentriki Makedonia; Thessaloniki
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Information Communication Services
61 - Telecommunications

270 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 July 2022
Employment effect (start)
11 July 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2024


The German company Deutsche Telekom AG, one of the world's leading telecommunications multinationals, chose Greece and the city of Thessaloniki for the installation of its new IT hub, after the withdrawal from its activities in Russia. The new IT hub has been temporarily installed at the central OTE building in Thessaloniki. 

In the new IT hub 258 IT scientists from St. Petersburg have already been relocated, while by 2024, more than 500 employees are expected to work in the company. According to the company's announcement, Deutsche Telekom will recruit 100 new employees by the end of the year, another 100 in 2023 and additional 70 employees in 2024. Therefore, 270 new people will be hired by 2024.

The center will develop IT software for Germany and other countries all over the world.



Eurofound (2022), Deutsche Telekom , Business expansion in Greece, factsheet number 107228, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/107228.