Employee figures

  2016 2014 2012
       
Total number of employees (as at 31 December) 633 390 381
       
Number of full-time equivalents (as at 31 December) 1 589 364 356
       
Employees by area    
Administration and Marketing/Sales 120 69 61
Laboratory and Development 94 52 54
Production  343 190 192
Supply Chain and Technology  76 35 30
       
Employees by location    
Hochdorf 212 193 203
Sulgen  166 151 131
Medeikiai, UAB HOCHDORF Baltic Milk 52 44 44
Marbach, Marbacher Ölmühle GmbH 14    
Prenzlau, Uckermärker Milch GmbH 184
Cape Town, HOCHDORF South Africa Ltd 5
       
Trainees in occupational apprenticeships  31 11 10
       
Total proportion of women  32 % 28 % 28 %
       
Proportion of women in middle- and upper-tier management 22 % 18 % 18 %
       
Staff turnover 2 5.85 % 6.65 % 5.09 %
       
Sickness rate, in % of all working days 3   4.70 % 1.14 % 1.36 %
       
Accident rate, in % of all working days 0.52 % 0.66 % 0.4 %
  1. Apprentices are calculated at 50 % of a position.
  2. Voluntary departures in relation to the average number of employees per year.
  3. First figures for companies abroad.