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Heineken says cutting around 8,000 jobs in restructuring

FILE PHOTO: Glasses of Heineken beer are seen at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam May 30, 2019. Picture taken May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Kham

(Reuters) - Dutch brewer Heineken said it was cutting around 8,000 jobs following a review of its operations launched in October.

The cuts will lead to a total restructuring charge of around 420 million euros ($509 million) and savings on personnel expenses of around 350 million euros.

($1 = 0.8247 euros)

Writing by Keith Weir; Editing by Edmund Blair

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