Internal restructuring
Bratislavsky kraj; Bratislavsky kraj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Professional Legal And Technical Acconuting Activities
Legal And Accounting Activities
69.2 - Accounting, Bookkeeping And Auditing Activities; Tax Consultancy

188 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
10 September 2023
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 October 2023


IBM International Services Centre is a subsidiary of IBM Slovensko, and one of the largest employers in the segment of shared services for IT. It serves the IBM headquarters as well as other subsidiaries, providing services for accounting, data processing, management of internal IT systems, consulting and marketing. It employed 3200 people in 2022.

The company announced that it plans to layoff of 188 employees from their site in downtown Bratislava. This is due to economic reasons, with the main goal being to saving resources. IBM’s Global CEO stated that the company will not hire new employees for the positions, which can be replaced by Artificial Intelligence systems.

The Layoffs should be completed by the end of October 2023.



Eurofound (2023), IBM International Services Centre, Internal restructuring in Slovakia, factsheet number 200383, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/200383.