Berlin/Düsseldorfof The energy group Eon wants to reduce a large number of jobs in the administration. “Eon is decentralized. This means that, especially in the Central administrative Offices be abolished,” said Eon CEO Johannes Teyssen said of the “Rheinische Post” (Saturday edition), according to the preliminary report.
“Naturally is also eat as the group’s headquarters, where we currently have around 600 employees in Central functions.” Overall, Eon has in Essen 2000 employees. “We also check, where subsidiaries and Shared Service centers can be more efficient.”
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The removal is carried out in the framework of the austerity program “Phoenix”, with the Eon 400 million euros to save. “After previous experiences, usually 50 percent of the savings be omitted if the efficiency programmes of this kind on staff, and 50 percent on equipment costs. So could it be in ‘Phoenix,’" said Teyssen. The extent of the job cuts will be straight determined.
On the question of whether he could be redundancies exclusive, said Teyssen: “As always in such cases, Eon tries to find socially acceptable solutions. We have agreed with the works Council. I am confident to find 2017 fair solutions, especially since our transfer company will continue to run."