This is the second round of job cuts by the American data storage and computer drive company in Israel in the past six months.
Western Digital (formerly SanDisk) is laying off 60 employees in Israel, “Globes” sources inform. This is the second round of job cuts by the American data storage and computer drive company in Israel in the past six months. Western Digital has 800 employees in Israel at its Kfar Saba headquarters in Tefen in the Upper Galilee and Omer in the Negev.
Western Digital acquired SanDisk, which in turn acquired Dov Moran’s flash memory developer M-Systems for $1.6 billion in 2006. Western Digital is one of a series of American companies implementing layoffs in their development centers in Israel, including Google, Meta, Dropbox, Electronic Arts. (EA) and Corning, each for their own reasons, including the global economic crisis, cuts to new project development and concerns about economic uncertainty in Israel.
No response to this article has yet been received from Western Digital.
Published by Globes, Israel business news – en.globes.co.il – May 24, 2023.
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