June 22 (Reuters) - Michelin statement:
* Michelin group presents its global reorganization project to better serve its customer
* Says reorganisation to impact jobs mostly in U.S., France
* In U.S. the number of jobs would be reduced by approximately 450 in central functions between 2018 and 2021.
* By 2021, 5,000 employees would leave the group in France, the majority due to retirement, and around 2,000 of these would be in Clermont-Ferrand.
* To finance this project, Michelin group would record a provision in non-recurring charges in company’s consolidated accounts at december 31, 2017. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta)