Whirlpool announced its plan to integrate administrative functions in Italy


logo Whirlpool sfondo biancoAfter the presentation of the Italian industrial and research & development plan for the acquisition of Indesit, Whirlpool Corporation announced the integration of the administrative functions and is completing the re-organization of its Italian activities. “The plan – the company explains in a official note – foresees redundancies of 480 salaried employees in Italy. The impact of the reduction on the individual locations is as follows: 200 roles in Fabriano, on top of the 35 already announced in Research & Development; 200 roles in the Varese area (Varese and Cassinetta), in addition to the 75 already announced in Research & Development; 80 roles in Milan”. The company confirmed its availability not to proceed with “unilateral dismissals until the end of 2018” also for salaried employees.
According to the plan, Cassinetta will host Supply Chain; Central Manufacturing; Procurement; Research & Development; support in Finance, Human Resources; Global Information Systems. Comerio will host the Leadership Team; Product & Brand Marketing; European Sales; Finance; Human Resources; Legal; Strategic Planning; Commercial part of Market Italy; support in Global Information Systems. Finally, Fabriano will host Consumer Service & Quality; Global Information Systems; Research & Development; the majority of Market Italy; part of Procurement; support in Finance; Human Resources and Legal.