Business expansion
Bassin Parisien; Haute-Normandie; Seine-Maritime
Location of affected unit(s)
Le Havre (Seine Maritime)
Administrative Services
Office Administrative, Office Support And Other Business Support Activities
Activities Of Call Centres
82.2 - Activities of call centres

300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
3 October 2006
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 December 2007


The call centre company Arvato, part of the German group Bertelsman announced on 3 October 2006 the opening up of their sixth center in France, in the city of Le Havre (Seine Maritime). The centre is to open before the end of the year 2007 and it is expected to create 300 jobs.

Arvato will invest 3 million euro in this project, as a result of the strong growth in the sector. It has envisaged a training plan that will provide each employee with 175 hours coaching. Arvato's clients include France Télécom-Orange, SFR, Air France and Frequence Plus (Air France), and TPS, among others.


  • 4 October 2006: Les Echos


Eurofound (2006), Arvato, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 64192, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64192.