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Hansgrohe Group Thanks Employees with a COVID-19 Bonus

Recognizing Employees Worldwide: Three Million Euros
Schiltach, December 2020. The Executive Board of the Hansgrohe Group has decided to pay out a COVID-19 bonus at the end of the year to all employees worldwide. The Black Forest-based global player in the sanitary industry appreciates the extraordinary commitment by its over 4,700 employees during the pandemic. "Our colleagues at all Hansgrohe locations worldwide reacted very flexibly and with great commitment to the new situation and the challenging working conditions," says Hans Juergen Kalmbach, Chairman of the Executive Board. "Our primary objective was, and is, to protect the health of all Hansgrohe employees and their families. At the same time, we managed to maintain normal operations. We were able to supply and serve all our customers with the usual Hansgrohe service". The Hansgrohe Group is therefore rewarding the outstanding performance of its national and international teams with three million Euros. "Despite all the adverse circumstances, this impressive team performance has enabled us to secure Hansgrohe's success, and ultimately, also our jobs," says the Hansgrohe CEO. "My colleagues on the Executive Board and I are delighted that this COVID-19 bonus enables us to thank all our employees. We are convinced that with our Hansgrohe team spirit we will also master future challenges.

About the Hansgrohe Group – the Original from the Black Forest

With its brands AXOR and hansgrohe, the Hansgrohe Group, based in Schiltach/Southern Germany, enjoys a reputation as a leader in innovation, design and quality within the bath and kitchen industry. The Hansgrohe Group brings form and function to water with taps, showerheads and shower systems. The 119-year history of the company is marked by innovations such as the first hand-held shower with multiple spray types, the first pull-out kitchen tap, and the first wall bar to hold a hand-held shower. The company holds more than 15,000 active property rights. The Hansgrohe Group stands for long-lasting quality products. With 33 subsidiaries and 22 sales offices supplying products in more than 140 countries, the company is a reliable partner to its customers around the world. The Hansgrohe Group, its brands and products have won numerous awards, including more than 600 design prizes since 1974. Sustainable production of resource-conserving products is central to the company’s business activities around the globe. The products of the Hansgrohe Group are featured in projects around the world, such as the luxurious ocean liner Queen Mary 2, and the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The Group’s high quality standards are ensured by five wholly-owned production facilities: two in Germany, one each in France, the United States and China. In 2019, the Hansgrohe Group generated a turnover of EUR 1.088 billion. It employs more than 4,700 people worldwide, about 60 percent of whom work in Germany.


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