Workforce and diversity

A growing Group with talented People



The corporate strategic wealth

People are the key element of Brembo's success, the most precious strategic asset that allows the Group to innovate and achieve new goals. Brembo pays particular attention to human capital, strongly believing that it is the knowledge and skills of each person that determine the real competitive advantage that is useful for anticipating and overcoming future challenges in the dynamic context in which Brembo operates. Therefore, in line with its strategic pillars, Brembo promotes the growth, development and continual enhancement of skills. Today, almost 13,000 people work for Brembo every day with dedication and passion.




Diversity is strength for a global Company like Brembo, which operates and is constantly confronted with very diverse situations from the economic and cultural point of view. With a zero-tolerance approach towards any form of discrimination, every day Brembo is committed to promoting an inclusive environment capable of supporting a sense of belonging. It encourages people to feel they are have a leading role in the Group’s success, fostering a culture of inclusion and respect for diversity from the moment they are hired and fully respecting the points of view, individualities and special qualities of each person. Indeed, Brembo is aware that discrimination harms the wellbeing of any discriminated person.

Awareness of the value and the opportunities arising on diversity has led Brembo to create a highly multicultural team in which, out of 100 Brembo employees, 25.8% work in Italy, 17.6% in Poland, 14.8% in China, 13.9% in Mexico, 7.3% in the Czech Republic, 7.5% in India and 5.1% in the United States, while the remaining approximately 8% are distributed between Brazil, the United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, Denmark and other countries.

With reference to the protection of diversity and respect for people and workers’ human rights, Brembo has formalised, in addition to the provisions set out in the Group’s Code of Ethics, the Code of Basic Working Conditions and the Policy on Non Discrimination and Diversity most recently updated in 2022 . Furthermore, Brembo prevents cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment.

Brembo also promotes the integration of different generations, giving a voice to the young and valuing the competencies and the leadership of senior personnel. More specifically, the breakdown of employees by age group sees 24% under 30, 31% between 31 and 40, 29% between 41 and 50 and 16% over 51. One of the Group's initiatives aimed at highlighting and enhancing the contribution of the younger generations is the Gen Z Forum which involved about twenty young people from Generation Z and some young Millennials from different entities in terms of geography and professional families. With this initiative, Brembo created an incubator and accelerator of innovative ideas, an open and inclusive space where the new generations can share their thoughts and reflections, working with a bottom-up, start-up and creativity approach.


People development  

People and their skills are the main pillar for the deployment of the company strategy. In fact, skill strengthening and talent promotion are the primary levers of people development and an enabling factor for the strategy that can anticipate and satisfy business-related demands and create the Group’s identity culture.

The year 2022 confirmed Brembo's commitment to continuing with important investment in training and launching various training initiatives with an increasingly inclusive and global approach in favour of transversal enrichment and greater collaboration between Group Companies and instrumental to the achievement of the strategic objectives.

One of the global and inclusive training projects of 2022 is the Brembo Global Induction Programme (B-GIP) which offers the Group's new hires (white-collar workers) an overview of business, organisation and corporate culture through sessions run by the managers of the various company areas. This programme aims to facilitate alignment and a sense of belonging, as well as accelerate the induction process for new employees, fostering contact and discussion with colleagues belonging to different professional families, cultures and geographies.

The Group has a structured, flexible and inclusive training offer differentiated by target population, complemented by additional tools such as individual and group coaching, mentoring and tutoring and, most recently, the career advisory launched in Italy on an experimental basis.



Brembo Academy 

The Brembo Academy of Brembo S.p.A. was set up to promote the invaluable know-how developed by the various GBUs and GCFs and teams in Brembo companies around the world. This authentic corporate training school, with UNI EN ISO:9001 quality certification, avails also of teachers from within the Company to ensure a structured sharing of Brembo expertise across the Group.



​​Awards for innovative idea​

The contribution to innovation and the spirit of collaboration within the Group are important qualities for Brembo which intends to enhance the participation of all its employees, by rewarding ideas that enable improvements and progress in terms of quality, process or product innovation, cost reduction, increased productivity and simplified processes.

Brembo Sustainability Awards

This award is given to employees who come up with remarkable ideas and projects connected to the improvement of sustainability aspects in all areas and at every level of the organization.
The categories in which it is possible to submit projects relate to topics linked to the ISO 26000 guidelines and to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, focusing on People, Good Management Practices, Governance, Environment, Business Partners and Community Involvement and Development.

Brembo Excellence Awards


Through its Excellence Awards Brembo promotes continuous improvements through the application of the Lean Manufacturing principles to each organisational area of the Company, and it rewards the most innovative ideas and solutions put forward by employees.
The competition is open to all employees of the plants and headquarters who have developed improvement ideas or projects individually or in groups concerning different categories, such as Safety, Quality, Cost Reduction, Productivity, Office Improvement, Sustainability and Digital Innovation.
Every year The CSR Global Central Function awards the most impactful Excellence Award-winning projects with a special sustainability mention.

Brembo Innovation Awards


The Innovation Awards have been established by Brembo in order to acknowledge each year the most innovative ideas relating to the Product and Process areas, with reference to the systems and discs production. ​