Key figures - employees

  2018 2016 2014
       
Total number of employees (as at 31 December) 694 633 390
       
Number of full-time equivalents (as at 31 December) 1 647 589 364
       
Employees by area    
Administration and Marketing/Sales 158 120 69
Laboratory and Development 91 94 52
Production  362 343 190
Supply Chain and Technology  83 76 35
       
Employees by location    
Hochdorf 217 212 193
Sulgen  203 166 151
Medeikiai, UAB HOCHDORF Baltic Milk 52 44
Marbach, Marbacher Ölmühle GmbH 15 14  
Prenzlau, Uckermärker Milch GmbH 163 184  
Cape Town, HOCHDORF South Africa Ltd 13 5  
Zittau, Zifru Trockenprodukte GmbH 29
Welschenrohr, Bimbosan AG 23
Sousse, Pharmalys Tunisie S.à.r.l. 13
Tunis, Pharmalys Africa S.à.r.l. 15
Hochdorf, Snapz Foods AG 3
       
Apprentices  38 31 11
       
Total share of women  38% 32% 28%
       
Share of women in middle and senior-level management 20% 22% 18%
       
Staff turnover 2 7.8% 5.85% 6.65%
       
Sickness rate, in % of all working days 3 3.74% 4.70% 1.14%
       
Accident rate, in % of all working days 0.38% 0.52% 0.66%
  1. Apprentices are counted as 0.50 full-time equivalent.
  2. Voluntary departures in relation to the average number of employees per year.
  3. First figures for companies abroad.