Orange: Hundreds of Jobs Endangered

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: January 8, 2013; 11:51 ♦ Updated: January 8; 12:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the takeover of the Austrian telecommunication operator Orange by Hutchison, the management wants to take advantage of the synergies.

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According to CEO Jan Trionow, the merged company faces downsizing measures. It is clear that the personnel will be reduced, he said.  The synergy potential may be found “in the network, the brand and the staff.” Trionow explained. In total, Hutchison Austria wants to exploit synergies of more than € 500m.

Hutchison Austria took over “Orange” at the end of December. The…