Wärtsilä had 18,856 (17,717) employees at the end of December 2015. The number of personnel has declined by 381 from the end of the previous quarter as a result of the ongoing restructuring measures. On average, the number of personnel for January-December 2015 totalled 18,565 (18,042). Marine Solutions employed 6,847 (5,603) people, Energy Solutions 959 (978), and Services 10,592 (10,692). The increase in the number of Marine Solutions employees relates mainly to the acquisition of L-3 Marine Systems International.
Of Wärtsilä’s total number of employees, 19% (20) were located in Finland and 39% (34) elsewhere in Europe. Personnel employed in Asia represented 28% (31) of the total, personnel in the Americas 10% (10), and personnel in other countries 4% (4).