Type
Business expansion
Country
Poland
Region
Poludniowo-Zachodni; Opolskie; Opolski
Location of affected unit(s)
Opole
Sector
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 January 2012
Employment effect (start)
12 January 2012
Foreseen end date
31 December 2012

Description

On 12 January 2012 French global IT services and business consultancy company Capgemini announced plans to hire 100 employees at the newly opened unit in Opole. This unit is the fifth office in Poland and it will provide mainly IT support services. Moreover, the company announced plans to increase the total employment in Poland by 500 jobs in 2012 although in December 2011 the company revealed plans to create only 350 new jobs (see previous fact sheet 19541).

Capgemini has been operating in the country since 1996 and presently employs over 4,600 people in Poland. The Capgemini group, headquartered in Paris, specializes in the provision of consulting, technology, outsourcing and local professional services and employs about 108,700 people in Europe, North America and Asia.


Sources

  • 12 January 2012: Wirtualny Nowy Przemys┼é ()

Citation

Eurofound (2012), Capgemini, Business expansion in Poland, factsheet number 72980, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/72980.