Nokia Planning to Cut 300 IT Workers and Transfer Up To 820 Employees (press release)January 17, 2013 1 Comment
Nokia has announced today that is plans to reduce its IT staff by up to 300 employees. On top of that, they also are planning to transfer up to 820 employees to HCL Technologies and TATA Consultancy Services.
Nokia to align IT function with its business focus
- Planned changes are part of Nokia’s focused strategy announced in June 2012
- Nokia plans to transfer some activities and employees to strategic partners
Espoo, Finland – Nokia outlined a range of planned changes today to streamline its IT organization. Nokia believes these changes will increase operational efficiency and reduce operating costs, creating an IT organization appropriate for Nokia’s current size and scope.
As part of the planned changes, Nokia plans to transfer certain activities and up to 820 employees to HCL Technologies and TATA Consultancy Services.
Nokia also plans to reduce its global IT organization by up to 300 employees. Nokia will offer employees affected by these planned reductions both financial support and a comprehensive Bridge support program. These are the last anticipated reductions as part of Nokia’s focused strategy announcement of June 2012.