EBay to lay off several dozen employees as part of internal restructuringBy AP
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
EBay to lay off several dozen employees
SAN FRANCISCO — EBay Inc. expects to lay off several dozen workers as part of an internal restructuring plan.
The online marketplace operator had said in a Sept. 21 post on its eBay Ink blog that it was making several organizational changes. These include a decision by Stephanie Tilenius, eBay’s global product and North America head, to leave her post. That post will not be filled, but Lorrie Norrington, president of eBay marketplaces, will also become directly responsible for eBay’s North America operations.
John Pluhowski, a spokesman for San Jose, Calif.-based eBay said Wednesday that the changes will include fewer than 60 job cuts as well, most of them coming from the company’s product and technology areas.
The impending layoffs were communicated to employees in September, he said. They were told that a decision regarding the number of layoffs being made would come within 30 days.
EBay has about 15,000 employees worldwide.
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