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Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category

Global Share of Women in Management Positions at Symrise

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2014 Share 2015 Share
Share of women in total workforce worldwide 3,188 38.1 % 3,291 38.9 %
Share of women in upper management worldwide 13 18.0 % 15 19.3 %

Basis: Fixed-term and permanent employees; not including apprentices; as of December 31 of the respective year.
Definition of upper management: all employees worldwide who are employed in the first three management levels, including the Executive Board.

Employee Categories According to Gender in Germany

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2013 Share 2014 Share 2015 Share
Manager
Men 297 76.9 % 290 76.1 % 290 76.3 %
Women 89 23.0 % 91 23.9 % 90 23.7 %
Total 386 100.0 % 381 100.0 % 380 100.0 %
Non-manager
Men 1,404 65.6 % 1,443 65.1 % 1,483 64.9 %
Women 736 34.4 % 775 34.9 % 802 35.1 %
Total 2,140 100.0 % 2,218 100.0 % 2,285 100.0 %
Total workforce
Men 1,701 67.3 % 3,378 66.7 % 1,773 66.5 %
Women 825 32.6 % 1,619 33.3 % 892 33.5 %
Total 2,526 100.0 % 2,599 100.0 % 2,665 100.0 %

Definition: Managers, including junior managers, defined as non-tariff employees or managerial employees.
Basis: Employee figures, not including temporary workers and apprentices; includes Diana from 2014; as of December 31 of the respective year.

Employee Categories According to Age in Germany

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2013 2014 2015
Age Manager Non-manager Manager Non-manager Manager Non-manager
20 - 29 0.3 % 13.9 % 0.0 % 14.7 % 0.0 % 16.1 %
30 - 39 14.2 % 20.9 % 13.1 % 21.0 % 11.1 % 20.5 %
40 - 49 43.3 % 34.1 % 40.4 % 32.1 % 41.3 % 29.9 %
50 - 59 34.2 % 27.0 % 38.6 % 27.2 % 39.7 % 27.7 %
60 and older 8.0 % 4.2 % 7.9 % 5.0 % 7.9 % 5.7 %
Total 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 % 100.0 %

Definition: Managers, including junior managers, defined as non-tariff employees or managerial employees; includes Diana from 2014; as of December 31 of the respective year.

Composition of the Executive and Supervisory Boards according to Gender

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Executive Board Share Supervisory Board Share
Men 3 100.0 % 9 75.0 %
Women 0 0.0 % 3 25.0 %
Total 3 100.0 % 12 100.0 %

As of December 31, 2015.

Composition of the Executive and Supervisory Boards According to Age

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Executive Board Share Supervisory Board Share
30 or younger 0 0.0 % 0 0.0%
30 – 50 years 1 33.0 % 1 8.0 %
50 and older 2 67.0 % 11 92.0 %
Total 3 100.0 % 12 100.0 %

As of December 31, 2015.