Organizational Profile | G4-10

Total number of employees by employment contract and gender

Global Employees According to Contract Type and Working Hours*

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2014 2015 Anteil
2015
Veränderung
2015
Permanent contracts
Full time 7,525 7,453 88.00 % -0.96 %
Part time 512 650 7.70 % 26.95 %
Total 8,037 8,103 95.60 % 0.82 %
Fixed-term contracts
Full time 280 321 3.80 % 14.64 %
Part time 40 50 0.60 % 25.00 %
Total 320 371 4.40 % 15.94 %
Total
Full time 7,805 7,774 91.70 % -0.40 %
Part time 552 700 8.30 % 26.81 %
Total 8,357 8,474 100.00 % 1.40 %

* Basis: Employee figures, not including apprentices, temporary workers and trainees, as of December 31 of the respective year. Small differences in the totals may be present due to rounding.

Key activities at Symrise are generally performed by employees and subordinate personnel of the Symrise Group. The percentage of temporary workers was less than 5 % at Symrise in 2015.

Employees by Region*

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Region 2013 2014 2015 Share in
2015
Change in
2015
Germany 2,398 2,462 2,528 31.00 % 2.68 %
EAME (not including Germany) 786 1,802 1,750 21.00 % -2.89 %
North America 673 922 952 12.00 % 3.25 %
Asia/Pacific 1,235 1,333 1,361 16.00 % 2.10 %
Latin America 867 1,614 1,678 20.00 % 3.97 %
Total (excluding apprentices and trainees) 5,959 8,133 8,269 100.00 % 1.67 %
Apprentices and trainees 126 141 147 4.26 %
Total 6,085 8,274 8,416 1.72 %

* Basis: Full-time equivalents (FTE) not including temporary workers; figures as of December 31 of the respective year; includes Diana from 2014. Small differences in the totals may be present due to rounding.

Omissions:

The distribution of our employees by region and contract type is not reported according to gender since this information is neither significant nor does it play a role in the decision-making process for Symrise.