We recruit employees at all hierarchical levels exclusively on the basis of objective criteria and promote employees solely on the basis of their competencies. Other factors such as origin and culture, age, gender, sexual orientation and identity, disability as well as religion and ideology play no role. The average age of ProSiebenSat.1 employees was 36.9 years as of December31,2020 (previous year: 36.8 years). A balanced ratio of women and men in the Company and in management positions also contributes to diversity. In 2020, 49.2 percent (previous year: 49.4 percent) of the Group's employees were female.