Sony Mobile cuts a quarter of its workforce in Lund, Sweden

We have talked extensively in regards to the troubles dealing with Sony’s cellular division, and sadly these poor outcomes can not proceed perpetually with out consequence, and that sometimes means extra value reducing. One space that’s feeling the brunt of that is Sony Mobile’s operations in Lund, Sweden. We noticed a number of native reviews floor a few weeks again, and we now have since confirmed this with a quantity of our personal contacts.

Sony is planning to chop round 200 jobs in Lund – there are round 800 full-time workers general. Publicly, Sony says it has 1,200 individuals working in Lund however this quantity consists of consultants. In addition, this bigger quantity consists of workers who work for different divisions in Sony, exterior of cellular. Sony is trying to halve its cellular enterprise prices over the subsequent few years.

It is evident that Lund will probably be affected by value financial savings. But the way it goes and what variety of prices it will likely be about, we can not say but, as a result of the work remains to be underway to have a look at all value parts,“mentioned Stefan Olsson (Deputy Chairman of Sony’s Lund operations).

Olsson went on to say “we now have introduced 200 providers. I see it as being in danger of being dismissed, however hope it will likely be fewer. The objective is for all the pieces to be negotiated and that particular person people are knowledgeable till March 2019”.

It have to be a an unsure time for Sony Mobile’s Lund workers, so our ideas exit to them in what have to be a tough time.

Thanks John!