Staff

As of 30 June 2013, the Group's employees numbered 8,150 against 8,349 in the same period in 2012, of which 3,840 operating at Italian sites against 4,414 as of 30 June 2012, with a decrease of 199 units in the Group and of 574 in Italy.

The total number of stable employees of the Group was equal to 6,175 as of 30 June 2013, of which 3,838 work at Italian facilities. The increase amounts to 168 in the Group and 53 in Italy compared to 30 June 2012.

Developments in Far East countries were significant, with Piaggio Vietnam Co. Ltd. employees amounting to 855 as of 30 June 2013 against 844 as of 30 June 2012, while Piaggio Vehicles Private Ltd. grew considerably, thanks to the start-up of the 2W segment, with an increase of 489 employees compared to 30 June 2012 (up from 2,548 to 3,037).

Employees by geographical segment at the end of the period

As of 30 June 2013 As of 31 December 2012 As of 30 June 2012
EMEA and Americas 4,179 4,318 4,875
of which Italy 3,840 3,873 4,414
India 3,037 2,814 2,548
Asia Pacific 934 997 926
Total 8,150 8,129 8,349

Average number of Company employees by professional category

  1st half of 2013 1st half of 2012 Change
Senior Management 96 95 1
Middle Management 573 572 1
White collars 2,185 2,180 5
Blue collars 5,480 5,406 74
Total 8,334 8,253 81