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 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*||60,806||60,388||58,341|
|result before taxation*||16,341||20,818||19,252|
|result after taxation*||12,523||15,750||14,348|
|result as percentage of net turnover||9.6 %||11.5 %||11.1 %|
|average number of employees (FTEs)||957||973||973|
|net turnover per employee*||136.7||140.9||133.2|
|value of Witteveen+Bos share||5.83***||6.25||6.33|
* Amounts stated in thousands of euro
** Earnings before tax, interest, depreciation and amortization
*** Value as adopted by the General Meeting of Shareholders held at 9 April 2018.
In 2017, the average age of Witteveen+Bos employees was 38. Our workforce in the Netherlands in terms of educational levels is composed of 84% with university degrees or higher vocational qualifications, and 16 % with intermediate vocational and accounting qualifications.