Business expansion
Bassin Parisien; Champagne-Ardenne; Marne
Location of affected unit(s)
Reims (Marne)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Financial Service Activities, Except Insurance And Pension Funding
64 - Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
7 December 2006
Employment effect (start)
3 September 2007
Foreseen end date
31 December 2010


Dutch banking and insurance group ING Groep NV announced on 8 December 2006 that ING Direct France (banking operations) will create 200 jobs between September 2007 and December 2010 in Reims (Marne). ING Direct currently employs 380 people in France and wishes to open a second call centre in Reims in 2007. Activity is expected to start in September 2007 with a team of 40 employees recruited on the spot, with the objective to create up to 200 jobs in 2010. In 2006, ING set up an internal restructuring plan in several EU countries.


  • 11 December 2006: Les Echos
  • 8 December 2006: AFP


Eurofound (2006), ING, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 64576, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64576.