Delivering
progress

2017 has been a year of strategic transformation while we continued to deliver strong financial and non-financial performance for our stakeholders.

Our global footprint

Contribution to Group revenues

  • Japan and
    Rest of World:

    17
  • Lee Hecht Harrison:

    2
  • Europe:

    62
  • North
    America:

    19

Financial highlights

Organic revenue growth 6%
Organic Revenue Growth
EBITA1 margin excluding one-offs 4.9%
EBITA
Cash conversion2 80%
Operating cash flow conversion
Dividend per share3 CHF2.50
Dividend per share
IOC and IPC Athlete Career Programmes 7,000
elite athletes
Great Place To Work
Win4Youth 49,814 participants
Gross Margin
Gross margin 18.4%
Daily Sales
Days Sales Outstanding 52 days
Share buyback programme EUR150m
Net debt to EBITDA4 excluding one-offs 0.8x
Great Place to Work® ranking 2nd
Apprenticeships and internships 11,000+
trainings provided
CEO for One Month 117,222 candidates attracted
‘Experience Work Day’ 9,000 participants
Full 2017 Annual Report