Synovus to eliminate 200 positions

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus based Synovus is eliminating 200 positions across the southeast nation -- 3% of its workforce.

74 positions are being eliminated in Columbus alone.

Synovus says this is all apart of a streamlining initiative. It adds, that due to the economy and the elimination of its TSYS partner, the company could no longer support the positions.

Employees affected can apply for open positions until the end of May.

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