The results of the Sofidel Group were contributed to by 6,453* staff, of which 72.86% were blue collar, 21.70% white collar and 5.44% managers. The number of employees increased compared to the previous year, mainly due to the growth of the US plants. The Group’s 6,453 employees work in 12 countries.
* The data for personnel and the relevant breakdown for 2017 are at 30 November, while the data for 2018 and 2019 are at 31 December.
Breakdown of Sofidel Group staff by level
Breakdown of employees of Sofidel Group companies by level and geographical area – 2019
Breakdown of employees of Sofidel Group companies by level and geographical area – 2018
Breakdown of employees of Sofidel Group companies by level and geographical area – 2017
The data highlight the preponderance of American staff (23.05%) in the Sofidel Group. This is followed, at Group level, by large groups of employees in Italy (19.63%), the United Kingdom (12.44%) and Germany (11.37%). The close connection between the company and the areas in which it operates was again confirmed in 2019. Sofidel favours the employment of workers from the local communities where it carries out its business, thus contributing to growth in employment and income in the area and the achievement of a higher level of sustainability by reducing home to office travel. The company has always focussed on making the most of local resources, trying to find the best-qualified professionals; more than 95% of senior managers come from the relevant local community.