The world of work is changing. Across all sectors, new jobs are being created and others are being changed as a result of trends such as technological innovation, workforce demographics and increased competition. It is important that our employees continue to be employable in the long term which is why we focus on modern employment relationships and employment conditions, vitality and continuous development.
Number of employees at the end of 2019
During 2019 on average 5,142 (2018: 5,077) people were employed by the Group. The head count (excluding flexible workforce and minority interests) per end of year by geographical area can be broken down as follows:
Africa, Middle East and India (excl. SA)
Asia Pacific (excl. ID)
Continental Europe (excl. NL)