AOL plans to close German and French offices
US Internet company AOL announced on Tuesday, 12.01.10 that it intends to close its French and German offices as part of a worldwide round of job cuts. "A plan to close offices in France was presented to staff on Monday," an AOL spokesman told AFP. AOL France, which has around 100 employees, "will fulfill its commitments toward its clients, employees and suppliers," the spokesman said. In Germany, AOL will close its offices in Hamburg, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt and Munich, cutting 140 jobs, another spokesman said.