Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hamburg.
Professional Services
Professional Services And Management Consultancy
Activities Of Head Offices; Management Consultancy Activities
70.2 - Management consultancy activities

490 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
27 April 2017
Employment effect (start)
27 April 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2017


On 27 April 2017, US-based business consultancy McKinsey announced to create some 490 jobs within 2017 in Germany. The company wants to create 340 new positions for consultants and 150 for non-consultants. The company has been successful in the last few years and foresees great business potential regarding digitalisation of the German industry.    

The new jobs will be created at all sites in Germany, i.e.in Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Hamburg. McKinsey currently employs around 1,400 members of staff in Germany.


  • 27 April 2017: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (print)


Eurofound (2017), McKinsey, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 90838, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/90838.