Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Germany, Ireland, USA
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.0 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

3,000 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
26 January 2023
Employment effect (start)
26 January 2023
Foreseen end date


Europe’s largest software company SAP has announced plans to restructure it's global workforce, cutting 3000 jobs. The job cuts amount to approximately 2.5% of the company's global workforce and the restructuring has been announced in USA, Germany (SAP 2023 - DE) and Ireland (Dublin and Galway). The departments impacted has not been confirmed, neither the restructuring process for employees in different countries. The CEO has stated the restructuring plan is part of a new startegy to realign efforts in areas which have highest growth potential, while divesting from those which do not. 



Eurofound (2023), SAP, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 108255, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108255.