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.


2014 2013 2012
net turnover* 119.069 110.958 99.386
wages, salaries and social security charges* 55.114 53.603 51.172
result before taxation* 20.084 18.944 12.135
result after taxation* 15.274 14.160 9.830
result as percentage of net turnover 12,8 % 12,8 % 9,9 %
cash flow* 16.977 15.875 11.655
average number of employees (FTEs) 899 875 860
net turnover per employee* 132,4 126,8 115,6
value of Witteveen+Bos share** 5,99
5,59 5,36
dividend** 1,18
1,09 0,77

* Amounts stated in thousands of euro
** Value as adopted by the General Meeting of Shareholders heldĀ at 7 April 2015.
Witteveen+Bos had 977 employees on the payroll at 31 December 2014, with an average age of 37.4. Our workforce in the Netherlands in terms of educational levels is composed of 80 % with university degrees or higher vocational qualifications, and 20 % with intermediate vocational and accounting qualifications.