The Group Daimler has had a great year 2015. To the point that each employee will receive a juicy extra income of 5.650 euros in your bank account in appreciation for your effort. In 2015, the group has sold around 2.9 million vehicles, including passenger cars and commercial of Mercedes, smart, and other subsidiaries of commercial vehicles, such as Canter Fuso or Freightliner. Is the bonus highest ever paid by the brand – which doled out its first bonus in 1997 – and 125.000 employees will benefit of this juicy prize.
Daimler has closed the best year of its history at the commercial level, with 2.9 million vehicles sold.
The Board of Management of Daimler has decided that it will pay this bonus with the salary of April, 125,000 workers. These workers are located in Germany, according to the press release explicitly. We do not know if there are offsets for workers in the other factories of Daimler outside of Germany. The vast majority of the benefit of Daimler has been accomplished by the division of cars of Mercedes-Benz, which has sold close to two million vehicles in 2015. The A-Class has been the vehicle most sold.
income before interest and taxes – EBIT according to financial language – Group Daimler have been 13,500 million euros. The entirety of the bonus distributed to employees is approximately 700 million euros, higher than the paid in 2014, of 4,350 euros per worker. Daimler comes to handing out benefits this way since 1997, motivating the work force by means of a juicy bonus if the company meets or exceed the sales targets set by the management.