Our success is based on thriving, motivated and competent personnel, professional supervisor work, and responsible management. We want to ensure our employees' well-being by emphasizing the importance of occupational health and safety, work-life balance as well as by promoting open dialogue and cooperation in the daily work of all our professionals. We want to offer our personnel diverse opportunities for competence development.

At the end of 2013, Tikkurila employed 3,133 (3,223) people in 16 countries. The average number of employees in 2013 was 3,262 (3,422). Due to the seasonality fluctuation in the paint market, the number of personnel is highest during the outdoor painting season in the summer and lowest during the winter.

Personnel work and matters are described in more detail in Tikkurila's Corporate Responsibility Report 2013.