Management Report

10. Employees

On June 30, 2015, the Bayer Group employed 117,798 people in its continuing operations worldwide (December 31, 2014117,371). The workforce thus grew by 427 (+0.4%).

HealthCare employed 58,658 people (December 31, 2014: 59,199). The number of employees at CropScience increased to 23,856 (December 31, 201423,060). The number of employees at MaterialScience rose to 15,071 (December 31, 201414,122), while the number of people mainly employed in the service companies declined to 20,213 (December 31, 201420,990). This was largely due to the transfer of around 790 employees in preparation for the planned stock market flotation of MaterialScience.

Personnel expenses rose by 18.6% (Fx adj. 10.8%) in the first half of 2015 to €5,630 million (h1 2014: €4,749 million), partly due to portfolio adjustments, with the second quarter accounting for €2,750 million.

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