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2021 data for employees that work in the Suntory Group is provided.

Employment Status at Suntory Group

Employment Status at the Suntory Group (Japan) as of December 31, 2021 is as below.

Number of Employees (as of December 31, 2021)

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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, 2021)


2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF
Average age 41.3 42.3 41.7 42.6 42.1 42.8 42.4 42.9 43.1 42.0
Average tenure 17.1 17.8 17.5 18.1 17.7 18.3 17.9 18.4 18.6 17.4
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    SHD: Suntory Holdings Ltd.
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    SBF: Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Age and Ratio (as of December 31, 2021)

(employees/%)

SHD + SBF 2021
Male Female Total Ratio

60s 432 65 497 7%
50s 1,209 280 1,489 22%
40s 1,628 347 1,975 29%
30s 1,408 538 1,946 29%
20s 501 379 880 13%
Total 5,178 1,609 6,787 100%
Ratio 76% 24%

Number of Employees (as of December 31, 2021)

(employees)


2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total SHD SBF Total

Male 45 13 58 43 14 57 44 14 58 44 14 58 44 14 58
Female 2 3 5 2 3 5 1 3 4 1 3 4 1 3 4
Executives 47 16 63 45 17 62 45 17 62 45 17 62 45 17 62


Male 1,432 643 2,075 1,459 654 2,113 1,497 668 2,165 1,541 686 2,227 1,593 676 2,269
Female 200 40 240 217 40 257 231 42 273 239 47 286 256 66 322
Managers 1,632 683 2,315 1,676 694 2,370 1,728 710 2,438 1,780 733 2,513 1,849 742 2,591

Male 2,438 741 3,179 2,420 729 3,149 2,375 708 3,083 2,319 669 2,988 2,012 897 2,909
Female 995 224 1,219 1,011 239 1,250 1,012 252 1,264 1,043 262 1,305 964 323 1,287
Members 3,433 965 4,398 3,431 968 4,399 3,387 960 4,347 3,362 931 4,293 2,976 1,220 4,196
Employees 5,065 1,648 6,713 5,107 1,662 6,769 5,115 1,670 6,785 5,142 1,664 6,806 4,825 1,962 6,787

Male 106 31 137 80 28 108 89 30 119 114 38 152 128 45 173
Female 79 19 98 87 113 200 90 115 205 85 128 213 88 131 219
Contract employees, etc.* 185 50 235 167 141 308 179 145 324 199 166 365 216 176 392
Temporary staff 567 63 630 573 66 639 543 58 601 526 57 583 530 52 582
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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)


2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF SHD SBF

New graduates Male 68 17 69 16 70 24 66 20 71 19
Female 48 20 45 16 47 18 49 18 43 13
Experienced workers Male 13 4 14 5 9 1 8 3 22 2
Female 2 7 11 5 5 0 16 1 14 0
Total 132 48 139 42 131 43 139 42 150 34
Experienced workers ratio 24% 6%
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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)


2017 2018 2019 2020 2021

Retirement*1 39 66 89 128 122
Personal circumstances 43 57 54 48 56
Corporate circumstances*2 2 1 0 0 0
Other 4 8 2 7 8
Total 88 132 145 183 186
Turnover rate*3 0.67% 0.86% 0.80% 0.71% 0.83%
  • *1
    Retirement includes flexible-age retirement
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    Company reasons include plant closure, sale of business, etc.
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    Turnover rate is calculated based on retirees excluding those who retired at the mandatory retirement age.

Retention rate of new graduate hires

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    Calculated for new graduates hired by Suntory Holdings Ltd. and Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. that entered the company from 2014 to 2016.