At the end of Q2, 2010, we employed 55,480 staff for ongoing activities
(year-end 2009: 54,740 employees). The net increase was due to:
- A net increase of 660 due to acquisitions and divestments.
- A seasonal increase of 430.
- A decrease of 900 due to ongoing restructuring.
- An increase of 550 due to new hires and other changes.