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Business performance

“Givaudan delivered a solid financial performance, in line with our 2020 targets.” Gilles Andrier, CEO

Solid financial performance - in line with 2020 guidance

  • Sales of CHF 4.7 billion, up 4.2% on a like-for-like basis
  • EBITDA of CHF 1,126 million, up 5.2% in Swiss francs
  • EBITDA margin of 24.1% in 2016
  • Net income of CHF 644 million, up 3.1% year-on-year
  • Free cash flow of 12.8% of sales
  • Proposed dividend of CHF 56.00 per share, up 3.7% year-on-year

Key figures

Key figures 2016

Group sales and growth rate


Group sales 2016


EBITDA and margin




Sales by division

Divisional sales 2016

        in millions of Swiss francs

1. LFL: Like-for-Like, excludes the impact of currency, acquisitions and disposals.