Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
14 April 2016
Employment effect (start)
14 April 2016
Foreseen end date
31 December 2016


Enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce announced plans to create 500 jobs in Germany in the upcoming months. Through this step, the US-company will triple its German workforce to 750. The company generally plans to expand its business in the homeland of its greatest rival SAP. Beside the recruitment, Salesforce is currently investingĀ in new offices in Munich.

The staff increase is part of the company's Europe-wide expansion strategy. Additionally, Salesforce will create 1,200 jobs throughout Europe.

Salesforce, headquartered in San Francisco, currently employs 13,300 staff worldwide.


  • 14 March 2016: Salesforce press release
  • 14 April 2016: Wirtschaftswoche Online
  • : wallstreet-online.de


Eurofound (2016), Salesforce, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 87298, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/87298.