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Human resources: our assets


People that work at Iren Group are a fundamental resource for growth. That is why around 98% of personnel is employed with permanent contracts and 46% is from 30 to 50 years old, while the average age is 49. 

The Group has 6,285 members of staff, almost half of whom (47.9%) are blue collar workers, 46.4% white collar workers, 4.2% junior managers and 1.4% senior managers. The geographic distribution of personnel amounts to 49% in the Piedmont area, 32% in the Emilia area, 17% in the Liguria area and the remainder (2%) in other Italian regions. The division of the employees into different activity areas is given in the diagram below.

Personnel by Business Unit    
           
Engagement and training are essential to personnel development. That is why in 2017 Group employees received around 104,000 hours of training (+7% compared to 2016), with over 5,500 employees participating in at least one training initiative, equal to 88% of total personnel and a per capita average of 16.5 hours.

Hours of Training Per Capita (no.)