Carlsberg to trim 2,000 jobs as it seeks to cut costs

Carlsberg to trim 2,000 jobs as it seeks to cut costs
Carlsberg plans to cut around 2,000 jobs

The world's fourth-largest brewer is seeking to cut annual costs by as much as €268 million

Carlsberg, the world’s fourth-largest brewer, said it will cut about 2,000 jobs as it seeks to reduce annual costs by as much as 2 billion Danish kroner (€268 million) by 2018.

About 1,300 employees have been notified, and the move will cut staff by 15 per cent, the Copenhagen-based maker of Kronenbourg said in a statement. The company will take impairment and restructuring costs of 10 billion kroner from 2015 through 2017.

“Acknowledging the fact that the profit development of recent years has...

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