With sites in 55 countries, Limagrain brings together 10,000 employees*, with different nationalities and cultures. With rich profiles and a multitude of professions, a wide range of professions is represented in the Group through six business divisions : Limagrain Coop, Field Seeds, Vegetable Seeds, Garden Products, Bakery Products and Cereal Ingredients. Each profession whether a plant breeder, an agronomist, a project manager or an industrial manager, plays a key role in the Group's development and contributes to its performance.
*Figures for the overall scope of activity worldwide, taking into account data from the companies AgReliant, AGT, Genective, Seed Co, Soltis, Canterra Seeds and Hengji Limagrain Seeds
**Figures IFRS 11
Research & Development
Functions linked to plant improvement (plant breeding, biotechnology genomics) and to making good use of cereals (ingredients, bakery products).
e.g. Wheat breeder - R&D engineer - Research
(22% of employees)**
Production / Supply Chain
Functions linked to agronomic production, harvesting, different operations carried out in fields and the factory on seeds and other products, until the products are shipped to users and/or distributors.
e.g. Line operator - Agronomic engineer - Crop
(38% of employees)**
Support functions, accounts, finance, management control, human resources, purchases
e.g. Management controller - International HR manager - General counsel
(15% of employees)**
Marketing / Sales
Functions linked to promotion (marketing, development, advertising) and to the distribution of products (sales, customer service, merchandising).
e.g. Sales technician - Market manager for bakery products - Sales manager
(25% of employees)**