JOBS AND CAREERS IN AUSTRIA
JOBS AND CAREERS IN EUROPE
Contact details of Top Companies and Financial Institutions recruiting graduates
OMV GROUP (Vienna)
With group sales of EUR 23.32 billion in 2010 and 31,398 employees, the OMV Aktiengesellschaft is the largest listed industrial company
in Austria and the leading energy group in the European growth belt with important activities in other Central European countries. It is Austria's largest oil-producing, refining and gas station operating company. OMV Group has (inter)national vacancies/jobs in Advertisement Marketing and Public Relations, Automation and ICT, Engineering, Graduate Trainee and Internship etc. Careers in OMV Group place a particular focus on development along the line of it's success competencies, that is, cooperation skills, innovation, leadership, ability to implement ideas, and profitability.
ERSTE GROUP BANK (Vienna)
Erste Group forms one of the largest banking groups in Austria. In the core business areas – deposits and lending – emphasis is put on private customers, business customers and the public authorities. More than 50,000 employees are serving clients in over 3,000 branches in 8 countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, and Ukraine). The holding company, named “Erste Group Bank AG” concentrates on the strategic steering function and provides the infrastructure for the local customer business in the individual markets. In addition, it is responsible for the operation of the business areas Global Markets and Group Corporate and Investment Banking.
Strabag is the largest construction company in Austria and one of the largest construction companies in Europe. With approximately 73,600 employees, Strabag posts an output volume of around € 12.8 billion in 2010. From its core markets of Austria and Germany, Strabag, via its numerous subsidiaries, is present in all countries of Eastern and South-East Europe, in selected markets in Western Europe, on the Arabian Peninsula, as well as in Canada, Chile, China and India. Strabag generates more than 70 % of its construction output in markets in which it holds one of the top three positions. These include Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and Romania. The company is organised into the following divisions: Building & Construction Engineering, Road Construction, Tunneling & Services and Service Companies.
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JOBS AND CAREERS IN BELGIUM
DEXIA GROUP (Brussels)
The Dexia Group is a Belgian financial institution active in public finance, providing retail and commercial banking services to individuals and SMEs, asset management, and insurance. The company has about 35,200 members of staff and core shareholders' equity of EUR 19.2 billion as at December 31, 2010, and provides governments and local public finance operators with banking and other financial services. Asset Management and Services provides asset management, investor and insurance services, in particular to clients of the two other business lines. Dexia Group has (inter)national vacancies/jobs in Board and Management, Financial services, Graduate Trainee and Internship, Legal etc.
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV (Leuven)
Anheuser-Busch InBev has 14 brands that generate over 1 billion USD per year in revenue out of a portfolio of more than 200 brands. This portfolio includes global brands Budweiser, Stella Artois and Beck's. The company employs around 116,000 people in over 30 countries. AB InBev’s dedication to heritage and quality is rooted in brewing traditions that originate from the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium, dating back to 1366 and the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery, which traces its origins back to 1852 in St. Louis, USA. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, AB InBev leverages the collective strengths of its approximately 114 000 employees based in operations in 23 countries across the world.
DELHAIZE GROUP (Brussels)
Delhaize Group is a food retailer headquartered in Belgium which operates in eight countries and on three continents. The principal activity of Delhaize Group is the operation of food supermarkets. Delhaize Group also engages in food wholesaling to stores in its sales network and in nonfood retailing of products such as pet products and health and beauty products. Delhaize Group has (inter)national vacancies/jobs in Graduate Trainee and Internship, Logistics and Supply Chain, Sales and Purchase etc.
KBC GROUP (Brussels)
KBC Bank N.V. is a Belgian universal multi-channel bank, focusing on private clients and small and medium-sized enterprises. Besides retail banking, insurance and asset management activities (in collaboration with sister companies KBC Insurance NV and KBC Asset Management NV), KBC is active in European debt capital markets, domestic cash equity markets and in the field of corporate banking, leasing, factoring, reinsurance, private equity and project and trade finance in Belgium, Central and Eastern Europe and elsewhere (mainly in Europe).
JOBS AND CAREERS IN DENMARK
A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK GROUP (Copenhagen)
A.P. Moller Maersk Group is a Danish business conglomerate. It operates in some 130 countries and have a workforce of some 108,000 employees. Maersk is involved in a number of business sectors, mainly within the transportation and energy sectors. It is also the largest shipping container operator in the world.
DANSKE BANK GROUP (Copenhagen)
Danske Bank is a Danish bank. Danske Bank has long been one of the largest banks in Denmark, roughly 30 percent market share, but after the acquisition of BG Bank now hold over 51 percent. The Danske Bank group operates a number of local banks around the Nordic Region as well as in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Danske Bank has many different job opportunities for people with different backgrounds and areas of interest – ranking from finance and economics to IT, communication and business development.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN FINLAND
Nokia Corporation is a Finnish multinational communications corporation that is headquartered in Keilaniemi, Espoo. Nokia is engaged in the manufacturing of mobile devices and in converging Internet and communications industries, with over 132,000 employees in 120 countries, sales in more than 150 countries and global annual revenue of over €42 billion and operating profit of €2 billion as of 2010. Nokia has sites for research and development, manufacture and sales in many countries throughout the world. Since July 1, 2010, Nokia comprises three business groups: Mobile Solutions, Mobile Phones and Markets. Nokia is actively exploring and engaging in open innovation through selective research collaborations with major universities and institutions by sharing resources and leveraging ideas. For online and distance learning courses in mobile communications look up Study Masters Online.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN FRANCE
Total S.A. is a French multinational oil company and one of the six "Supermajor" oil companies in the world. Its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production to power generation, transportation, refining, petroleum product marketing, and international crude oil and product trading. Total is also a large-scale chemicals manufacturer. The company has its head office in the Tour Total in the La Défense district in Courbevoie, Paris. As of 2010, Total had over 96,000 employees and operated in more than 130 countries.
AXA is a conglomerate of independently run businesses, operated according to the laws and regulations of many different countries. AXA works in 61 countries with a workforce of 214,000 employees strong. The group operates primarily in Western Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region and the Middle East. It is involved in a full range of products and services adapted to the needs of each client in three core business areas: property-casualty insurance, life insurance and savings, and asset management.
BNP PARIBAS (Paris)
BNP Paribas S.A. is the largest global banking group in the world. The firm is a universal bank split into three strategic business units: Retail Banking, Corporate & Investment Banking, and Investment Solutions (which includes Asset Management, custodial banking, and real estate services.) BNP Paribas's four domestic markets are France, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg. It also has significant retail operations in the United States, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine and North Africa, as well as large scale investment banking operations in London, New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore. The Group has a presence in more than 80 countries and more than 200,000 employees, including more than 160,000 in Europe.
Carrefour S.A. is an international hypermarket chain headquartered in Levallois-Perret, France. It is one of the largest hypermarket chains in the world (1395 hypermarkets at the end of 2009, the second largest retail group in the world in terms of revenue and third largest in profit after Wal-Mart and Tesco). Carrefour operates mainly in Europe, Argentina, Brazil, China, Taiwan, Colombia and in the Dominican Republic, but also has shops in North Africa and other parts of Asia, with most stores being of smaller size than hypermarket or even supermarket.
GDF SUEZ (Courbevoie)
GDF Suez S.A. is a French multinational energy company which operates in the fields of electricity generation and distribution, natural gas and renewable energy. As of 2010 GDF Suez employs 236,000 people worldwide, including 1,200 researchers and experts at 9 R&D centers, with revenues of €84.5 billion. The GDF Suez group also generates electricity in a number of countries outside France. Most notably, the company is the leading producer in both Belgium and the Netherlands through Electrabel.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN GERMANY
Volkswagen is the original and biggest-selling marque of the Volkswagen Group, which now also owns the Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, SEAT, and Škoda marques and the truck manufacturer Scania. Volkswagen has become a large international corporation from where it started and expanded to different worldwide markets and countries. Volkswagen has factories in many parts of the world, manufacturing or assembling vehicles for local markets. Volkswagen has manufacturing or assembly plants in Germany, Slovakia, China, India, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Mexico, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and South Africa.
Daimler is primarily a a German car corporation. In addition to automobiles, Daimler manufactures buses and provides financial services through its Daimler Financial Services arm. The company also owns major stakes in aerospace group EADS, high-technology and parent company of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes racing team McLaren Group, and Japanese truck maker Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation.
Allianz is a global financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its core business and focus is insurance. Allianz is now present in more than 70 countries with over 180,000 employees. At the top of the international group is the holding company, Allianz SE, with its head office in Munich. Allianz Group provides its more than 60 million customers worldwide with a comprehensive range of services in areas such as property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance and asset management and banking.
E.ON AG is the holding company of the world's largest investor-owned energy service provider based in Düsseldorf, Germany. It operates in over 30 countries and serves over 26 million customers.
Siemens AG is a German engineering conglomerate, the largest of its kind in Europe. Siemens has international headquarters located in Berlin, Munich and Erlangen. The company has three main business sectors: Industry, Energy, and Healthcare; with a total of 15 divisions. Worldwide, Siemens and its subsidiaries employ approximately 420,800 people in nearly 190 countries and reported global revenue of 76.651 billion euros for the year of 2009.
METRO GROUP (Düsseldorf)
Metro Group is a diversified retail and wholesale/cash and carry group based in Düsseldorf, Germany. It has the largest market share in its home market, and is one of the most globalised retail and wholesale corporations. It is the fourth-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues. Metro Group is one of the most important international retailing companies: Some 280,000 employees from 180 nations are working at over 2,100 outlets in 33 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia.
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM (Bonn)
Deutsche Telekom AG is one of the world's leading telecommunications and information technology service companies. It is the largest telecommunications company in Europe. Deutsche Telekom has an international focus and is represented in approximately 50 countries. In 2010, the Group generated revenue of EUR 62.4 billion, over half of it outside of Germany. It has 247,000 employees in total (12/2010). Subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom include T-Home, T-Online, T-Mobile and T-Systems.
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company. It also owns and produces the Mini marque, and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW produces motorcycles under BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna brands. In 2010, the BMW group produced 1,481,253 automobiles and 112,271 motorcycles across all its brands.
MUNICH RE GROUP (Munich)
Munich Re Group is a reinsurance company based in Munich, Germany. It is one of the world’s leading reinsurers. ERGO, a Munich Re subsidiary, is the Group’s primary insurance arm. ERGO writes all types of life and health insurance and most types of property and casualty insurance. Outside Germany, ERGO is present in more than 30 countries around the world, servicing around 40 million clients. Besides its reinsurance business, the Munich Re Group also transacts primary insurance business through the ERGO Group.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN HUNGARY
MOL HUNGARIAN OIL & GAS (Budapest)
MOL Group is an integrated oil and gas group in Hungary. In addition to Hungary, the company is present in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region, as also in the CIS countries, with interests in exploration, production, refining, marketing and petrochemicals. MOL employs over 34,000 people internationally and it is a market leader in Hungary and Slovakia. It is the second largest company in Central and Eastern Europe.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN IRELAND
Accenture plc is a global management consulting, technology consulting and technology outsourcing company headquartered in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. It is the largest consulting firm in the world. As of January 2011, the company had more than 225,000 employees across 120 countries. Accenture is organized into four divisions: consulting, services, solutions and enterprise.
CRH plc is an Irish building material group, formerly called Cement-Roadstone Holdings plc. It is quoted on the Official Lists of the Irish Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange. Product revenues are split evenly between finished building products and raw building products and in type-of-business revenue between new construction and renovation of existing buildings.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN ITALY
Eni S.p.A. is an Italian multinational oil and gas company, present in 70 countries, and currently Italy's largest industrial company. Eni operates in engineering, oilfield services and construction both offshore and onshore through Saipem, a subsidiary listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (Eni's interest is 43%). Eni has eight electricity generated sites across Italy as of January 2010.
ASSICCURAZIONI GENERALI (Trieste)
Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. is the largest insurance company in Italy and one of the largest in Europe. It's headquaters is based in Trieste. In 2010, Assicurazioni Generali Group was the second largest insurance group in the world by revenue after AXA. day, Generali operates primarily in Europe, Middle East and East Asia, with large market shares in Italy, Poland, Germany France, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Israel, Japan, China and Bosnia and Herzegovina, with secondary operations in Latin America, for example, in Panama. Subsidiaries of the group includes, in Italy: INA Assitalia, Fata Assicurazioni, Alleanza - Toro, Europ-Assistance, and Genertel.
Enel S.p.A. (Ente Nazionale per l'Energia eLettrica) is an Italian energy provider, the third-largest in Europe by market capitalization. Enel is Italy’s largest power company, and Europe’s second listed utility by installed capacity. It is an integrated player, active in the power and gas sectors. Enel operates in more than 40 countries worldwide, has around 95,000 MW of net installed capacity and sells power and gas to more than 61 million customers. With power plants generating over 30,000 MW from renewable energy sources (water, geothermal, wind, solar and biomass) in Europe and in the Americas, Enel is one of the world leaders in the power generation industry.
EXOR GROUP (Turin)
Exor S.p.A. is an Italian-based industrial holding company controlled by the Agnelli family. The firm dates back to 1927 when Giovanni Agnelli formed Istituto Finanziario Italiano (IFI) to manage his investments in Fiat, Cinzano and other companies, as well as his interests in the village of Sestriere. Exor continues to hold a significant stake in Fiat to this day. Shares in the company are listed on the Borsa Italiana and are a constituent of the FTSE MIB index.
UNICREDIT GROUP (Milan)
UniCredit SpA is an Italy-based, pan-European banking organization, with over 40 million customers and operations in 22 countries. The company has its registered office in Rome and general management in Milan. UniCredit's core markets are Italy, Austria and Southern Germany, and it also has substantial operations in Central & Eastern Europe. The UniCredit Group has investment banking divisions in London, Milan, Munich, Vienna and Warsaw. The Group also controls the Banco di Sicilia Group, one of the oldest Italian banks.
Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino is an Italian automobile manufacturer, engine manufacturer, financial and industrial group based in Turin. Fiat has also manufactured railway engines and carriages, military vehicles and aircraft. Fiat-based cars are built around the world. Outside Italy, the largest country of production is Brazil, where the Fiat brand is market leader. The group also has factories in Argentina and Poland and a long history of licensing its products for production in other countries. The group now has activities in a wide range of sectors in industry and financial services. It is Italy's largest industrial concern. It also has significant worldwide operations, operating in 61 countries with 1,063 companies that employ over 223,000 people, 111,000 of whom are outside Italy.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN LUXEMBOURG
ArcelorMittal S.A. is a global steel company headquartered in Avenue de la Liberté, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. It is the largest steel producing company in the world and is the market leader in steel for use in automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. It holds sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and operates extensive distribution networks.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN THE NETHERLANDS
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL (The Hague)
Royal Dutch Shell plc commonly known as Shell, is a global oil and gas company headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands and with its registered office at the Shell Centre in London, United Kingdom. It is vertically integrated and is active in every area of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has major renewable energy activities, including in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power. It has operations in over 90 countries, produces around 3.1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day and has 44,000 service stations worldwide.
ING GROUP (Amsterdam)
ING Group is a financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance and asset management services. As of 2009, ING Group serves 85 million private, corporate and institutional clients in over 40 countries, with a workforce of over 100,000 people. It owns ING Direct as well as retail banking, insurance, investment management, and investment banking operations. Its services operate in countries including the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, France, India, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania, UK, Turkey and the US.
AEGON (The Hague)
Aegon is one of the world’s largest life insurance and pension groups, and a strong provider of investment products. Aegon's head office is in The Hague, Netherlands. At the end of 2010, Aegon companies employed about 27,500 people worldwide, serving approximately 40 million customers. Aegon's businesses focus on life insurance and pensions, savings and asset management products. The group is also active in accident and supplemental health insurance and general insurance, and has limited banking activities.
The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company N.V. (EADS) is a global pan-European aerospace and defence corporation and a leading defence and military contractor worldwide. The group includes Airbus as the leading manufacturer of commercial aircraft, with Airbus Military covering tanker, transport and mission aircraft; Eurocopter as the world's largest helicopter supplier; Astrium, the European leader in space programmes from Ariane to Galileo; and Cassidian as a provider of comprehensive and integral systems solutions for aerial, land, naval and civilian security applications.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES (Rotterdam)
LyondellBasell Industries is a public multinational chemical company based in Rotterdam, Netherlands. LyondellBasell participates in the entire petrochemical value chain, from refining to specialized petrochemical product end uses. LyondellBasell is the largest producer of polypropylene and polypropylene compounds; a leading producer of propylene oxide, polyethylene, ethylene and propylene; a global leader in polyolefins technology; and a producer of refined products, including biofuels.
ROYAL AHOLD (Amsterdam)
Royal Ahold s a major international supermarket operator based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Royal Ahold owns or has an interest in more than 5,200 supermarkets and specialty stores in Europe and the US. It ranks as a leading supermarket operator along the East Coast of the US under names, including Giant Food and Stop & Shop, which account for about 60% of its total sales.
ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS (Amsterdam)
Royal Philips Electronics is a multinational Dutch electronics company. Philips is one of the largest electronics companies in the world. The company employs 119,000 people in more than 60 countries. Philips is organized in a number of sectors: Philips Consumer Lifestyle (formerly Philips Consumer Electronics and Philips Domestic Appliances and Personal Care), Philips Lighting and Philips Healthcare (formerly Philips Medical Systems).
RABOBANK GROUP (Utrecht)
Rabobank is a financial services provider with offices worldwide. They are a global leader in Food and Agri financing and in sustainability-oriented banking. The group comprises 141 independent local Dutch Rabobanks, a central organization (Rabobank Nederland), and a large number of specialized international offices and subsidiaries. Food & Agribusiness is the prime international focus of the Rabobank Group.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN NORWAY
Statoil ASA is a Norwegian energy company, formed by the 2007 merger of Statoil with the oil and gas division of Norsk Hydro. Statoil is a fully integrated petroleum company with production operations in thirteen countries and retail operations in eight. Statoil is a fully integrated petroleum company with production operations in thirteen countries and retail operations in eight. The company has trading offices for crude oil, refined petroleum products and natural gas liquids in London, Stamford and Singapore.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN POLAND
PKN Orlen (Plock)
is a major European oil refiner, and petrol retailer. The company is Poland's and Central Europe's largest publicly traded firm with major operations in Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, and the Baltic States. As at the end of 2010 the ORLEN Group employed 22,040 employees, of which 4,513 accounted for PKN ORLEN (mother company), 4,250 for the Unipetrol Group in the Czech Republic, 2,696 for ORLEN Lietuva in Lithuania and 126 for ORLEN Deutschland in Germany.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN RUSSIA
Gazprom is the largest extractor of natural gas in the world and the largest Russian company. The major part of Gazprom's production fields are located around the Gulf of Ob in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Western Siberia, while the Yamal Peninsula is expected to become the company's main gas producing region in the future. Gazprom possesses the largest gas transport system in the world, with 158,200 kilometres of gas trunk lines. Major new pipeline projects include Nord Stream and South Stream.
The company possesses subsidiaries in many different industry sectors, including finance, media and aviation. In addition, it controls majority stakes in various companies.
Lukoil is Russia's second largest oil company and its second largest producer of oil. Lukoil carries out exploration and/or production of oil and gas in Russia and (as of 2008) thirty other countries: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Colombia, Venezuela, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Bulgaria and more.
TNK-BP INTERNATIONAL (Moscow)
TNK-BP is a major vertically integrated Russian oil company. It is Russia's third largest oil producer and among the ten largest private oil companies in the world. It is 50% owned by BP and 50% by a group of Russian businessmen, represented by the AAR (Alfa-Access-Renova) consortium. TNK-BP is a vertically integrated oil company with a diversified upstream and downstream portfolio in Russia and Ukraine.
Sberbank is the largest bank in Russia and Eastern Europe. In many regions Sberbank is practically the only bank capable of providing local administrations with complex banking services and of rendering significant financial support in implementing investment and social programs.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN SPAIN
BANCO SANTANDER (Madrid)
The Santander Group is a banking group centered on Banco Santander, S.A., the largest bank in the Eurozone and one of the largest banks in the world in terms of market capitalisation. it is the 13th largest public company in the world. It originated in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. Grupo Santander has numerous operations in Latin America. It has rebranded most of the subsidiaries it has acquired to Santander. Grupo Santander consists of more than 170,000 employees, 90.1 million customers, 13,390 branches and 2.27 million shareholders. Retail banking - the main aspect of Santander's operations - generates 82% of the group's profit.
Telefónica, S.A. is a Spanish broadband and telecommunications provider in Europe and Latin America. Operating globally, it is the third largest provider in the world. The company is the former public monopoly of telecommunications in Spain. Telefónica is the second largest corporation in Spain, behind Grupo Santander. It owns Telefónica de España which is the largest fixed phone and ADSL operator in Spain, Telefónica Móviles, the largest mobile phone operator in Spain (under the Movistar brand), and Terra Networks, S.A., an Internet subsidiary.
BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA (Bilbao)
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. is a multinational Spanish banking group. BBVA is the second largest bank in Spain and 7th largest financial institution in the Western world with a market capitalization of over 61 billion €. The bank has recently focused on overseas expansion, and now operates in 40 countries. Like many other Spanish companies, it enjoys a dominant position in Spanish-speaking Latin American countries. It also has a strong presence in southern European countries, especially Portugal and Italy, and has announced its intention to expand into the United States and in Asia.
Iberdrola, S.A. is one of the leading private electric utilities worldwide and the largest renewable energy operator in the world. Its services reach 16 million customers, over nine million in Spain. Its operations include generation, transmission, distribution and marketing of electricity and natural gas.
CEPSA is one of the largest energy companies in Spain, founded in 1929, which operates in several European countries as well as in Algeria, Canada, Morocco, Brazil, and Panama. It is engaged in petroleum and natural gas exploration and production activities; refining, the transport and sale of crude oil derivatives and gas; cogeneration; and sale of biofuels and power. The company currently produces around 260,000 barrels/day and has a refining capacity in three refineries of 21 million tonnes/year. It has 12,000 employees.
ACS is a Spanish company dedicated to civil and engineering construction, all types services and telecommunications. It is one of the leading construction companies in the world, with projects in many countries around the world including Germany, India, Brazil, Chile and Morocco. It is committed to the social and economic progress of the countries in which it is present. In 2011 the Grupo ACS raised its stake in Hochtief to 50,16% taking over control of the company.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN SWEDEN
AB Volvo is a Swedish builder of commercial vehicles, including trucks, buses and construction equipment. Volvo also supplies marine and industrial drive systems, aerospace components and financial services. Volvo Group's businesses are conducted in several companies—among them there are many subsidiaries
Vattenfall is a Swedish power company. Vattenfall is wholly owned by the Swedish government. In Germany, Vattenfall is the electric utility for the states of Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Berlin, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, and Saxony. Vattenfall also operates biomass, coal-fired, and other power plants in Poland, Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark.
L.M. ERICSSON (Bilbao)
Ericsson one of Sweden's largest companies, is a provider of telecommunication and data communication systems, and related services, covering a range of technologies, including especially mobile networks. Directly and through subsidiaries, it also has a major role in mobile devices and cable TV and IPTV systems. Ericsson was also the inventor of Bluetooth. LM Ericsson offers end-to-end solutions for all major mobile communication standards, and has three main business units: Business Unit Networks, Business Unit Global Services and Business Unit Multimedia. Ericsson covers strategy-, technology-, network-, operations- and competence consulting. Ericsson identifies and addresses opportunities and challenges arising from market developments, technology shifts and efficiency demands.
NORDEA BANK (Stockholm)
Nordea Bank is a Stockholm-based financial services group operating in Northern Europe. Nordea Bank has leading positions within corporate merchant banking as well as retail banking and private banking. It is also the leading provider of life and pensions products in the Nordic countries. With approx. 1 400 branches, call centres in all Nordic countries and a highly competitive e-bank, Nordea has the largest distribution network in the Nordic and Baltic Sea region. It is present in 19 countries around the world, operating through full service branches, subsidiaries and representative offices.
Skanska is a leading international project development and construction company, developing offices, homes and infrastructure projects, such as schools and roads. Skanska is one of the world's ten largest construction companies, employing 52,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, UK), the US and Latin America. Skanska's operations are divided into four business units: construction, residential development, commercial property development and infrastructure development.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN SWITZERLAND
Glencore International plc is a multinational mining and commodities trading company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. Glencore has production facilities around the world and supplies metals, minerals, crude oil, oil products, coal, natural gas and agricultural products to international customers in the automotive, power generation, steel production and food processing industries. Glencore listed on the London Stock Exchange in May 2011 and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It has a secondary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Nestlé S.A. is the largest food and nutrition company in the world. Founded and headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. Today, the company operates in 86 countries around the world, and employs over 280,000 people. Nestlé has some 6,000 brands, with a wide range of products across a number of markets, including coffee (Nescafé, Nespresso, etc.), bottled water (Buxton, Perrier, etc.), milkshakes and other beverages. Nestlé holds 26.4% of the shares of L'Oréal, the world's largest company in cosmetics and beauty.
ZURICH FINANCIAL SERVICES (Zurich)
Zurich Financial Services AG is a major financial services group based in Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich manages its business within 3 geographical areas: Europe & Africa, Americas and Asia Pacific & Middle East. Zurich has major offices in many of the major financial cities in these countries including, London, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Dublin, Frankfurt, Rome, Milan and the headquarters in Zurich. The Zurich Financial Services Group is a leading supplier of Insurance and Risk Management, specialising in both Life and General Insurance.
Novartis International AG is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland, ranking number three in sales among the world-wide industry. Novartis International AG is a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland, ranking number three in sales among the world-wide industry. Novartis manufactures such drugs as clozapine (Clozaril), diclofenac (Voltaren), carbamazepine (Tegretol), valsartan (Diovan), imatinib mesylate and (Gleevec / Glivec). In addition to internal research and development activities Novartis is also involved in publicly funded collaborative research projects, with other industrial and academic partners. The major bases for R&D are Basel, Shanghai, and Boston.
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP (Zurich)
The Credit Suisse Group AG is a Swiss multinational financial services company headquartered in Zurich, with more than 250 branches in Switzerland and operations in more than 50 countries. The bank is organized into three divisions, Investment Banking, Private Banking, and Asset Management. Shared Services, which includes functions such as IT, marketing and legal/compliance, encompasses all three major areas.
ROCHE GROUP (Basel)
Roche Group is a Swiss global healthcare comapny that operates worldwide in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. The company also owns the American biotechnology company Genentech, which is a wholly owned affiliate, and the Japanese biotechnology company Chugai Pharmaceuticals as well as the Tucson, Arizona based Ventana. In addition to internal research and development activities F. Hoffmann–La Roche is also involved in publicly funded collaborative research projects, with other industrial and academic partners.
UBS is a Swiss global financial services company headquartered in Basel and Zürich. UBS operates in more than 50 countries and is widely considered as one of the worlds largest managers of private wealth assets. UBS Investment Bank, a bulge bracket bank, provides securities, other financial products, and research in equities, fixed income, rates, foreign exchange, precious metals and derivatives. UBS Global Asset Management offers investment products in equities, fixed income, global diversified portfolios, alternative investments, quantitative investments, real estate, infrastructure and funds of funds for private clients, financial intermediaries, institutional investors and itself via proprietary trading. Within Switzerland, UBS Swiss Bank provides a complete set of retail banking services, including checking, savings, credit card and mortgage products, for individuals and cash management and commercial banking services for small businesses and corporate clients. UBS has around 64,000 employees and operates in all of the major financial centers worldwide.
ALLIANCE BOOTS (Zug)
Alliance Boots is a leading international company that operates in pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing, and pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution. It has offices in 25 countries and employs over 115,500 staff and operates more than 3,280 retail stores, around 3,180 of these have pharmacies. Alliance Boots' pharmaceutical wholesale division serves over 160,000 pharmacies, doctors, hospitals and health centres via over 370 depots. Alliance Boots subsidiaries include Boots UK Boots Opticians (UK), Boots apotek (Norway), Boots Ireland Alliance apotheek (The Netherlands), Boots Thailand BCM Alliance Healthcare, France Alliance Healthcare (Distribution) Ltd (UK), Hedef Alliance (Turkey, Egypt), Alliance Healthcare España (Spain), Alliance Healthcare Nederland (The Netherlands), Alliance Healthcare Russia, Alliance Healthcare Czech Republic, Alliance Healthcare Norge (Norway) and Andreae-Noris Zahn: ANZAG (Germany).
JOBS AND CAREERS IN TURKEY
KOC HOLDING (Zurich)
Koç Holding A.Ş. is the top industrial conglomerate in Turkey. The shares of 16 Koç Group companies are traded on the Istanbul Stock Exchange; together, the groups comprise 113 companies, 90,000 employees, and 14,000 dealers, agencies, and after-sales services people.
JOBS AND CAREERS IN THE UK
BP is a global oil and gas company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest energy company and fourth-largest company in the world measured by revenues. It is vertically-integrated and is active in every area of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has major renewable energy activities, including in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power.
HSBC HOLDINGS (London)
HSBC Holdings plc is a global banking and financial services company headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom. It has around 7,500 offices in 87 countries and territories across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America and around 100 million customers. HSBC is a universal bank and is organised within four business groups: Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets (investment banking); Personal Financial Services (retail banking); and Private Banking.
Tesco plc is a global grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues and the second-largest measured by profits. It has stores in 14 countries across Asia, Europe and North America and is the grocery market leader in the UK (where it has a market share of around 30%), Malaysia, the Republic of Ireland and Thailand. Tesco offers a wide variety of programmes for graduates.
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP (London)
Lloyds Banking Group plc is a major British financial institution. Lloyds Banking Group's activities are organised into four business divisions: Retail Banking (including Mortgages), Wholesale, Life, Pensions & Insurance, and Wealth & International. Lloyds' extensive operations span the globe including the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Aviva plc is a global insurance company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the sixth-largest insurance company in the world measured by net premium income and has 53 million customers in 28 countries. It is the market leader in both general insurance and life and pensions in the UK and has major businesses in Continental Europe, North America and Asia.
Prudential plc is an international financial services group headquartered in London. It has significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK. It serves over 25 million customers and has £349.5 billion of assets under management. Prudential is one of the best capitalised insurers in the world with an Insurance Groups Directive (IGD) capital surplus estimated at £4.1 billion. Prudential is listed on stock exchanges, primarily in London, with a secondary listing in Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. Prudential's largest division is Prudential Corporation Asia, which has over 15 million customers across 13 Asian markets and is a top-three provider of life insurance in mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. Its Prudential UK division has around 7 million customers and is a leading provider of life and pensions in the UK. The Group is structured around four main business units: Prudential Corporation Asia, Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Prudential UK and M&G.
Vodafone Group plc is a global telecommunications company headquartered in London. It is the world's largest mobile telecommunications company measured by revenues and the world's second-largest measured by subscribers (behind China Mobile), with around 341 million proportionate subscribers as of November 2010. It operates networks in over 30 countries and has partner networks in over 40 additional countries. Vodafone has its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND (Edinburgh)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group is a British banking and insurance holding company. The Royal Bank of Scotland plc is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, and together with NatWest and Ulster Bank, provides branch banking facilities throughout the British Isles. Royal Bank of Scotland has around 700 branches, mainly in Scotland though there are branches in many larger towns and cities throughout England and Wales. The RBS Group operates a wide variety of banking brands offering personal and business banking, private banking, insurance and corporate finance throughout its operations located in Europe, North America and Asia.