Type
Offshoring/Delocalisation
Country
Belgium
Region
Vlaams Gewest; Prov. Vlaams Brabant; Arr. Leuven
Location of affected unit(s)
Leuven, Jupille
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Beverages
11.05 - Manufacture of beer
New offshoring locations
Hungary, Czechia

259 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
23 February 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date

Description

Following its cost-cutting strategy, the management of InBev, a brewery group announced its third restructuring in Belgium in four months. Financial and administrative units will be delocalised to Hungary and the Czech Republic. Moreover, a relocation has been announced from Hoegaarden (Province of Flemish Brabant, Flanders) to Jupille (Province of Li├Ęge, Wallonia). In total, 259 people are to lose their jobs: 219 in the framework of early retirement or outplacement within the group and 40 will be made redundant.


Sources

  • 24 February 2006: La Libre Belgique (www.lalibre.be)
  • 11 April 2006: Les Echos

Citation

Eurofound (2006), InBev, Offshoring/Delocalisation in Belgium, factsheet number 63070, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/63070.