The Qantas Group has confirmed that due to the impact
of the current global financial situation, it is removing 90 current
senior management positions, maintaining a salary freeze and making a
number of role changes for remaining managers.
Executive Officer, Mr Alan Joyce, said,
"We will be making some longer term organisational
changes to the management of the Qantas Group to develop a leaner, more
"This means a number of managers will be leaving the company.
The ongoing management team are being asked to take on new tasks and we
are asking every manager to work with his or her team to achieve more
operational efficiency in coming months.
changes will mean fewer overheads and reduce the number of layers
between those leading the business and those working with our customers,
our aircraft and business partners.
"Unfortunately, introducing a flatter,
leaner structure means making some tough decisions about which managers
will go and who will stay.
"I want to extend my thanks to those
that will be leaving for their efforts. We will be working with everyone
in that situation to ensure that we assist them to deal with the
transitions they face as much as we can," added Mr Joyce.
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