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Webasto is “2013 Top Employer for Engineers”

Stockdorf/Munich. – March 8, 2013 – The fact that Webasto has a special appeal to engineers has been confirmed again this year by the CRF Research Institute. The institute distinguished Webasto with the “2013 Top Employer for Engineers” seal. In the independent audit, in which Webasto successfully participated for the third time after 2008 and 2011/2012, the automotive supplier received the highest marks in the area of “Career Opportunities”. In the categories of “Secondary Benefits & Working Conditions”, “Training & Development” and “Corporate Culture Management”, Webasto was able to achieve very good results. The CRF Institute certified that the Webasto Group performed well in regard to “Primary Benefits” and “Innovation Management”.

 “We are very pleased to receive this award” said Dr. Holger Engelmann, CEO of Webasto SE. It confirms once again the success of Webasto in asserting itself as an attractive employer against increasing competition for the brightest minds. “Only very motivated employees enjoy working with high-quality and innovative products, pursuing future-oriented issues with passion and a thirst for knowledge, and developing solutions for the challenges of tomorrow. They thus give life to our company motto “Feel the Drive” said Dr. Engelmann.

Attractiveness of a family business with a global outlook
The multitude of things on offer for the workforce at Webasto include the company’s own training establishment, “Webasto Academy”, a global leadership development program and an employee development strategy that enables transparent career paths. Much is also being done for young people. For example, Webasto offers an internationally oriented training program and works closely together with colleges and universities. “Our corporate culture is shaped by the tradition of a family business while having an international focus at the same time” says Dr. Engelmann, summarizing what makes Webasto special as an employer. Comprehensive health care and company sports groups, lecture series, social projects with students in the different regions, a company-owned nursery and a children’s vacation program complete the extensive range of offers.


About Webasto

The Webasto Group is a global innovative systems partner to almost all automobile manufacturers and among the top 100 suppliers in this industry sector. The company’s product portfolio comprises a broad range of roof and heating systems for every type of vehicle and all drive types as well as battery systems and charging solutions. Moreover, Webasto has a strong position in the aftermarket providing dealers and end customers with customized solutions and services relating to thermo management and electromobility. In 2020 the company generated sales of around 3.3 billion euros and had over 14,000 employees at more than 50 locations (with over 30 of these being manufacturing plants). The headquarters of the company, founded in 1901, is located in Stockdorf near Munich (Germany).