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2019 data for employees that work in the Suntory Group is provided.

Employment Status at Suntory Group

Employment Status at the Suntory Group as of December 31, 2019 is as below.

Number of Employees (as of December 31, 2019)

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    SHD: Suntory Holdings Ltd.
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    SBF: Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Average age and average length of employment (as of December 31, 2019)


2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF
Average age 39.6 41.7 40.8 42.0 41.3 42.3 41.7 42.6 42.1 42.8
Average tenure 16.3 17.3 16.6 17.6 17.1 17.8 17.5 18.1 17.7 18.3
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    SHD: Suntory Holdings Ltd.
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    SBF: Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Age and Ratio (as of December 31, 2019)

(employees/%)

SHD + SBF 2019
Male Female Total Ratio

60s 456 44 500 7%
50s 1,182 281 1,463 22%
40s 1,546 316 1,862 27%
30s 1,485 504 1,989 29%
20s 579 392 971 14%
Total 5,248 1,537 6,785 100%
Ratio 77% 23%

Number of Employees (as of December 31, 2019)

(employees)


2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total

Male 42 13 55 41 14 55 45 13 58 43 14 57 44 14 58
Female 3 1 4 4 1 5 2 3 5 2 3 5 1 3 4
Executives 45 14 59 45 15 60 47 16 63 45 17 62 45 17 62


Male 1,392 607 1,999 1,422 627 2,049 1,432 643 2,075 1,459 654 2,113 1,497 668 2,165
Female 166 33 199 185 34 219 200 40 240 217 40 257 231 42 273
Managers 1,558 637 2,195 1,607 661 2,268 1,632 683 2,315 1,676 694 2,370 1,728 710 2,438

Male 2,432 741 3,173 2,429 745 3,174 2,438 741 3,179 2,420 729 3,149 2,375 708 3,083
Female 964 188 1,152 976 205 1,181 995 224 1,219 1,011 239 1,250 1,012 252 1,264
Members 3,396 932 4,328 3,405 950 4,355 3,433 965 4,398 3,431 968 4,399 3,387 960 4,347
Employees 4,954 1,569 6,523 5,012 1,611 6,623 5,065 1,648 6,713 5,107 1,662 6,769 5,115 1,670 6,785

Male 205 45 250 161 42 203 106 31 137 80 28 108 89 30 119
Female 81 15 96 82 22 104 79 19 98 87 113 200 90 115 205
Contract employees, etc.* 286 60 346 243 64 307 185 50 235 167 141 308 179 145 324
Temporary staff 542 49 591 560 52 612 567 63 630 573 66 639 543 58 601
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    Contract and temporary employees: Special contract employees, part-time employees, added SBF partner employees from 2018.
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    SBF Partner Employees: Temporary staff that have become permanent employees.
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    SHD: Suntory Holdings Ltd.
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    SBF: Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Number of Employees

(employees)


2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF

New graduates Male 81 20 79 20 68 17 69 16 70 24
Female 43 18 43 19 48 20 45 16 47 18
Experienced workers Male 19 2 17 0 13 4 14 5 9 1
Female 8 6 7 5 3 7 11 5 5 0
Total 151 46 146 44 132 48 139 42 131 43
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    SHD: Suntory Holdings Ltd.
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    SBF: Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Number of Resignees and Reasons/turnover Rate

(employees)


2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

Retirement*1 42 39 39 66 89
Personal circumstances*2 42 53 43 57 53
Corporate circumstances*3 0 0 2 1 0
Other 5 7 4 8 2
Total*4 89 99 88 132 144
Turnover rate*5 0.64% 0.80% 0.67% 0.86% 0.78%
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    Retirement includes flexible-age retirement
  • *2
    Resignees of Suntory Beverage & Food (domestic) were 8 in 2015, 6 in 2016, 11 in 2017, 7 in 2018, and 11 in 2019.
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    Company circumstances include factory closings and selling of business. Individual circumstances include employment transfers.
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    Covers employees
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    The turnvoer rate is calculated excluding mandatory age retirement

Retention rate of new graduate hires

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    Calculated for new graduates hired by Suntory Holdings Ltd. that entered the company from 2012 to 2014.
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    Hiring of new graduates by Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. started in 2013 with 91% of the new graduates hired in 2013 remaining with the company after five years.