Thales Gives COVID-19 Update


Company said it is making 'every possible effort' to ensure the business continuity of its customers.

Thales delivered the following statement:

"Covid-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Our first thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this virus, and we are truly thankful to the health workers and other professionals who are fighting to deal with the consequences.

"Faced with this unprecedented public health crisis, Thales is taking every possible measure, as a matter of priority, to ensure the health of its employees, their families, our customers and the population at large.

"To minimize the spread of the virus, the Group is following the directives of the governments of its countries of operation, adapting its working practices in line with the recommendations of the health authorities, and instructing employees to work from home whenever possible.

"Thales plays a critical role in many fields, both civil and military, and the Group is, therefore, making every possible effort, within the health authorities’ guidelines, to ensure the business continuity of its customers, many of which are also involved in fighting the epidemic and its negative effects.

"The 83,000 employees of the Thales Group in 68 countries are fully mobilized to make sure that our customers can fulfill their missions, which are critical to our societies' ability to function smoothly."