Nokia prepares job cuts in France

Nokia may make additional job cuts, according to an information of The Forum. The group, which has bought out Alcatel-Lucent, has confirmed le Figaro held a CSE

Nokia prepares job cuts in France

Nokia may make additional job cuts, according to an information of The Forum. The group, which has bought out Alcatel-Lucent, has confirmed le Figaro held a CSE on June 22. The object is "a transformation project in France". "When we speak of transformation, it is true that there are frequently discounts of personal," said a source close to the folder at The Podium.

In four years, Nokia has already made three plans for job cuts, bringing over 1200 jobs. The group has also conducted about 500 new hires, mainly in the field of R&D, in accordance with its commitments. The group now has 5200 employees in France, of which 2600 in R&D. The total includes those of its subsidiary, Marine, ASN. This last is the subject of regular speculation about a possible transfer. Orange Marine has shown some interest for the folder.

Difficulties in the 5G

oem Finnish is worth it for several years. Its CEO, Rajiv Suri resigned in march, replaced by Pekka Lundmark, who is expected to take office on 1 September. The group should be back in the race, in the face of its two competitors, the chinese Huawei and sweden's Ericsson, which are more active than him in the 5G. Nokia has particularly lost in April, its biggest chinese customer, China Mobile.

For a few months, Nokia is regularly the subject of rumours of a takeover by an american group. These rumors echo the statements of Donald Trump who had referred to a possible acquisition of the Finnish by an "entity" in the united states for help to make the weight in front of Huawei, which is banned in the United States.

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