DeNA Singapore office suffers layoffs

Erik Johnson
DeNA Singapore office suffers layoffs

Mobile games company DeNA Group has confirmed layoffs at its Singapore office.

Tech In Asiareports DeNA has cut an unspecified number of jobs, while moving the remaining majority of the location's staff to the firm's Vietnam branch.

The office staffed around 50 employees prior to the cuts, and will remain open for the time being – staffed by the remaining few that haven't been relocated.

"DeNA Group is continually evaluating its business operations to ensure that it's structured in the best possible way to deliver high-quality mobile games to consumers worldwide," the company's global public relations representative Tomoyuki Akiyama said in a statement.

"As a part of this process, we have decided to reshape the structure of our Southeast Asian operations and integrate part of our Singapore office's capabilities into our Hanoi office, along with a reduction in workforce in Singapore. The office will be reorganised in a phased manner but we plan to continue our operations in Singapore next year."

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