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Corporate Reporting 2014

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Employee indicators

2013 2014
Employees1 (as of December 31) 46,850 49,750
Trainees in Germany 487 484
Proportion of female employees in percent 32.9 33.2
Average number of training days per employee 2 1.5
Participation in employee share program in percent 31.9 30.1
Occupational accidents per million hours worked 0.7 0.9
Permanent staff excluding trainees. Figures have been rounded.
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Employees (as of December 31)
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Henkel worldwide1 47,850 47,250 46,600 46,850 49,750
Structure of workforce
 – Non-managerial employees 79.8 % 79.9 % 79.4 % 78.7 % 79.0 %
 – Managers 18.6 % 18.6 % 19.0 % 19.8 % 19.5 %
 – Top managers2 1.6 % 1.5 % 1.6 % 1.5 % 1.5 %
Employee fluctuation worldwide3 4.6 % 5.6 % 5.8 % 4.4 % 4.3 %
Permanent staff excluding trainees, values have been rounded.
Corporate Senior Vice Presidents, Management Circles I and IIa.
Based on employee resignations.

At 49,750, the 2014 headcount was 6.2 percent above the prior- year level. The increase was due mainly to acquisitions in 2014.
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Age and seniority (as of December 31)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Average seniority in years 10.3 10.2 10.4 10.3 10.2
Average age of employees 39.4 39.4 39.6 39.6 39.7
Age structure          
16 – 29 18.1 % 18.3 % 17.6 % 17.8 % 18.4 %
30 – 39 34.4 % 34.6 % 34.5 % 34.4 % 33.8 %
40 – 49 29.7 % 29.4 % 29.6 % 29.1 % 28.2 %
50 – 65 17.7 % 17.7 % 18.3 % 18.7 % 19.5 %
The average age of our employees has remained constant over the years. This ensures, in accordance with our diversity strategy, that Henkel’s workforce is a good mix of experienced older employees and younger employees whose development we can foster.
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Nationalities (as of December 31)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Henkel 119 125 123 123 124
Managers 82 91 85 88 93
At headquarters in Düsseldorf 50 53 55 56 62
The internationality of our workforce reflects our business policy of filling local positions with local employees, and ensuring that we have international teams at our corporate headquarters in Germany.
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Percentage of women (as of December 31)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Henkel 32.1 % 32.5 % 32.6 % 32.9 % 33.2 %
Managers 28.7 % 29.5 % 30.5 % 31.6 % 32.5 %
Top managers1 17.0 % 18.6 % 18.6 % 19.8 % 20.6 %
Corporate Senior Vice Presidents, Management Circles I and IIa.
Compared with international levels, the total percentage of female employees is good. This applies to managerial staff as well. It is a result of our consistently applied diversity strategy.
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Part-time employees (as of December 31)
2011 2012 2013 2014
Part-time contracts, global 3 % 3 % 3 % 3 %
Western Europe (including Germany) 8 % 8 % 8 % 8 %
Germany 10 % 10 % 10 % 11 %
Part-time work models are of relevance mainly in Western Europe and especially in Germany. In emerging markets, such as Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America, there is significantly less demand for part-time work models.
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Personnel development (as of December 31)
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Internal promotion (managers) 1,337 1,387 1,101 1,199 1,154
International job rotations 470 475 503 581 666
Trainees (Germany) 487 483 489 487 484
Average number of training days 2 2 2 2 1,51
Within its comprehensive training concept, Henkel is increasing its focus on day-to-day learning, job rotations as well as on its online learning platform.
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Employees covered by collective agreements (as of December 31)
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Percentage worldwide 44 % 44 % 44 % 44 % 44 %
Percentage in the European Union (EU) 79 % 79 % 79 % 79 % 79 %
An intensive formal and informal dialog with employee representatives has a long tradition at Henkel, even in countries where employee representation has not been established.
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Employee share program (as of December 31)
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Percentage of employees owning Henkel shares 29.3 % 31.3 % 28.4 % 31.9 % 30.1 %
Around 11,500 employees in 54 countries purchased Henkel preferred shares under this program in 2014. At year-end, some 14,500 employees held a total of close to 3 million shares, representing approximately 1.6 percent of total preferred shares outstanding. The lock-up period for newly acquired ESP shares is three years.
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