Type
Internal restructuring
Country
World
Region
Location of affected unit(s)
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Computer, Electrical Electronic And Optical Products
Manufacture Of Computer, Electronic And Optical Products
26 - Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products

4,400 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
3 November 2008
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2009
Foreseen end date
1 January 2011

Description

Motorola, one of the leading companies in mobile communications, is to cut 4,400 jobs worldwide. At the beginning of November 2008, the company announced the 2009-2011 reorganisation plan that envisages the introduction of new software technologies for mobiles and reduction of the operative costs with the loss of 3,000 jobs. On 4 February 2009, the company revised its restructuring plan and announced about 4,400 job cuts. Motorola has around 66,000 employees worldwide.


Sources

  • 4 February 2009: Hospod√°rske noviny
  • 11 April 2009: Il Sole 24 Ore
  • 30 October 2009: Il Sole 24 Ore

Citation

Eurofound (2008), Motorola, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 67360, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67360.