Key facts and figures
Witteveen+Bos was established in 1946. The first work the firm undertook was the construction of the Prins Bernhard lock in Deventer. Much has happened since those days and today Witteveen+Bos is among the top 10 engineering firms in the Netherlands. A hallmark of our company is that we have attained this position entirely through organic growth.
Witteveen+Bos is a financially healthy company, as can be seen from the key financial ratios stated below for the past three years.
|wages, salaries and social security charges*||51.172||49.957||49.615|
|result before taxation*||12.135||15.417||17.253|
|result after taxation*||9.830||10.393||12.062|
|result as percentage of net turnover||9,9 %||10,6 %||11,5 %|
|average number of employees (FTEs)||860||856||869|
|net turnover per employee*||115,6||114,6||120,3|
|value of Witteveen+Bos share**||5,36||6,06||6,41|
* Amounts stated in thousands of euro
** Value adopted by the General Meeting of Shareholders held at 10 April 2013.
Witteveen+Bos had 935 employees on the payroll at 31 December 2012, with an average age of 37.6. Witteveen+Bos employees have a relatively high level of education, with 77 % holding higher vocational or university qualifications.