Organizational Profile | G4-10

Total number of employees by employment contract and gender

Symrise acquired the French Diana Group during the year under review. The number of employees for the 2014 fiscal year includes the newly acquired Diana Group, which leads to some significant changes in the figures compared to previous years.

Global employees according to contract type and working hours*

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2013 2014 Share in
2014
Change in
2014
Permanent contracts
Full time 5,545 7,525 93.6% 35.7%
Part time 368 512 6.4% 39.1%
Total 5,913 8,037 96.0% 35.9%
Fixed-term contracts
Full time 161 280 87.5% 73.9%
Part time 31 40 12.5% 29.0%
Total 192 320 4.0% 66.7%
Total
Full time 5,706 7805 93.4% 36.8%
Part time 399 552 6.6% 38.6%
Total 6,105 8,357 100% 36.9%

* Basis: Employee figures, not including temporary workers, apprentices and trainees; figures as of December 31 of the respective year; includes Diana from 2014.

Key activities at Symrise are generally performed by employees and subordinate personnel of the Symrise Group. The percentage of temporary workers was <5 % at Symrise in 2014.

Employees by Region*

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Region 2012 2013 2014 Share in
2014
Change in
2014
Germany 2,352 2,398 2,462 30% 2.7%
EAME (not including Germany) 757 786 1,802 22% 129.3%
North America 641 673 922 11% 37.0%
Asia/Pacific 1,113 1,235 1,333 16% 7.9%
Latin America 806 867 1,614 20% 86.2%
Total (excluding apprentices and trainees) 5,669 5,959 8,133 100% 36.5%
Apprentices and trainees 130 126 141 11.9%
Total 5,799 6,085 8,274 36.0%

* Basis: Full-time equivalents (FTE) not including temporary workers; figures as of December 31 of the respective year; includes Diana from 2014.

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.