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Respect for People and Ensure Comfortable Workplace

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The NGK Group makes an effort to respect the humanity of its employees and provide a safe and comfortable working environment. In the interest of fair treatment, NGK employs a human resources system that enables employees to maximize their potential.

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Basic Approach

In the NGK Group Guidelines for Corporate Behavior, our relationship with employees is based on Respect of Humanity and Assurance of Comfortable Working Environment and defined as follows.

We will hire and treat our people in a proper and fair manner and will provide a safe and pleasant working environment in which our people can work comfortably without sacrificing their family life.
We will make available the place and opportunities that can be challenged by people with versatile talent and will support the development of human resources through acquisition of knowledge and expertise.
We will prevent any bullying, discrimination, harassment or other acts that violate human rights and, if there is any violation, we will take appropriate actions in an expeditious manner.

NGK Group Number of Employees

FY2011 FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015
Number of Employees 12,372 13,159 13,210 16,217 16,657

NGK Group Employee Composition by Region

Japan Europe North and Central America Asia Other
Number of employees 6,511 2,310 2,755 4,894 187

NGK Employee Status in Fiscal 2015

Average age Average number of years worked Turnover ratio Average salary
38.6 years old
(Men: 38.6 / Women: 39.2)

15 years
(Men: 14.8 years / Women: 16.3 years)

1.2% 7,746,664yen

Number of New Hires Remaining at the Company (3 years)

Total Men Women
New graduate hires in 2013 87 77 10
Retention in 2016 82 73 9

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