Management Report

10. Employees

On March 31, 2015, the Bayer Group employed 119,478 people worldwide (December 31, 2014: 118,888). The workforce thus grew by 590 (+0.5%).

HealthCare employed 60,607 people (December 31, 2014: 60,716). The number of employees at CropScience increased to 23,662 (December 31, 2014: 23,060). There was an increase at MaterialScience to 14,594 employees (December 31, 2014: 14,122). The remaining 20,615 (December 31, 2014: 20,990) employees mainly worked for the service companies. Due to the planned separation of MaterialScience, 350 employees from the service companies were transferred to the subgroup in the first quarter of 2015.

Personnel expenses rose by 20.7% (Fx adj. 12.8%) year on year to €2,924 million (q1 2014: €2,423 million), partly due to portfolio changes.

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