Amid the ongoing tech layoff across the globe, PC and printer major HP Inc became the latest company to join the league of the tech giants and announced to cut its workforce by nearly 4,000-6,000 employees.
The company said it expects to reduce gross global headcount by approximately 4,000-6,000 employees.
“Today, HP Inc. announced a fiscal year 2023 Future Ready Transformation plan, driving significant structural cost savings through digital transformation, portfolio optimization and operational efficiency. The company estimates that these actions will result in annualized gross run rate savings of at least $1.4 billion by the end of fiscal 2025,” the tech company said.
“The company estimates that it will incur approximately $1.0 billion in labor and non-labor costs related to restructuring and other charges, with approximately $0.6 billion in fiscal 2023, and the rest split approximately equally between fiscal 2024 and 2025,” the statement read.
“The company expects to reduce gross global headcount by approximately 4,000-6,000 employees. These actions are expected to be completed by the end of fiscal 2025,” it added.
In its In the earnings report for its fourth quarter of 2022, HP Inc. and its subsidiaries (“HP”) announced fiscal 2022 net revenue of $63.0 billion, down 0.8% (up 0.7% in constant currency) from the prior-year period.
“Personal Systems net revenue was $10.3 billion, down 13% year over year (down 9% in constant currency) with a 4.5% operating margin. Consumer net revenue decreased 25% and Commercial net revenue decreased 6%. Total units were down 21% with Notebooks units down 26% and Desktops units down 3%,” the tech firm said.
“Printing net revenue was $4.5 billion, down 7% year over year (down 6% in constant currency) with a 19.9% operating margin. Total hardware units were down 3% with Consumer units down 4% and Commercial units up 5%. Consumer net revenue was down 7% and Commercial net revenue was up 1%. Supplies net revenue was down 10% (down 10% in constant currency),” it added.