Diversity and Equal Opportunity | G4-LA12

Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category

Global Share of Women in Management Positions at Symrise

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2012 Share 2013 Share 2014 Share
Share of women in total workforce worldwide 2,298 39.6% 2,369 38.8% 2,476 39.8%
Share of women in upper management worldwide 7 12.0% 8 14.0% 10 16.0%

Basis: Permanent and fixed-term employees, not including apprentices; without Diana employees. As of December 31 of the respective year.
Definition of upper management: All employees worldwide that are employed in the first three management levels.

Employee Categories According to Gender in Germany

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2012 Share 2013 Share 2014 Share
Manager
Male 292 7.9% 297 7.9% 290 7.1%
Female 78 2.0% 89 2.0% 91 2.9%
Total 370 100% 386 100% 381 100%
Non-manager
Male 1,385 6.9% 1,404 6.6% 1,443 6.1%
Female 716 3.1% 736 3.4% 775 2.9%
Total 2,101 100% 2,140 100% 2,218 100%
Total workforce
Male 1,677 6.9% 1,701 6.3% 3,378 6.7%
Female 794 3.1% 825 3.6% 1,619 3.3%
Total 2,471 100% 2,526 100% 2,599 100%

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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2012 2013 2014
Age Manager Non-manager Manager Non-manager Manager Non-manager
20 - 29 0.3% 13.9% 0.3% 13.9% 0.0% 14.7%
30 - 39 17.0% 21.9% 14.2% 20.9% 13.1% 21.0%
40 - 49 44.9% 36.3% 43.3% 34.1% 40.4% 32.1%
50 - 59 32.7% 25.3% 34.2% 27.0% 38.6% 27.2%
60 and older 5.1% 2.6% 8.0% 4.2% 7.9% 5.0%
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
Male 4 100% 9 75%
Female 0 0% 3 25%
Total 4 100% 12 100%

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
younger than 30 0 0% 0 0%
30 – 50 years 1 25% 1 8%
50 and older 3 75% 11 92%
Total 4 100% 12 100%

As of December 31 of the respective year.