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.


2013 2012 2011
net turnover* 110.958 99.386 98.099
wages, salaries and social security charges* 53.603 51.172 49.957
result before taxation* 18.944 12.135 15.417
result after taxation* 14.160 9.830 10.393
result as percentage of net turnover 12,8 % 9,9 % 10,6 %
cash flow* 15.875 11.655 12.277
average number of employees (FTEs) 875 860 856
net turnover per employee* 126,8 115,6 114,6
value of Witteveen+Bos share** 5,59 5,36 6,06
dividend 1,09 0,77 0,83

* Amounts stated in thousands of euro
** Value adopted by the General Meeting of Shareholders heldĀ at 8 April 2014.
Witteveen+Bos had 967 employees on the payroll at 31 December 2013, with an average age of 37.8. Witteveen+Bos employees have a relatively high level of education, with 78 % holding higher vocational or university qualifications.