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

1,800 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 November 2016
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


The HR manager of the engineering and consultant company Akka Technologies (12,200 employees world wide) announced that it will be recruiting an additional 1,800 employees in 2017 in France, after it has recruited 1,600 employees in 2016. About 200 positions are related to the concept-car Link&Go building in Marignane (Bouches-du-Rhône) near Marseilles. In a previous ERM Factsheet of 2011, the group announced the hiring of slightly over 5,000 new employees world wide. Akka recruits mainly young graduate and engineers with 2 to 5 years of experience.


  • 8 November 2016: La Provence
  • 21 November 2016: Les Echos
  • 27 October 2016: La Tribune


Eurofound (2016), Akka technologies, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 89194, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/89194.