Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany with a population of just over 1 million and is only a few
kilometers away from Düsseldorf. It is a historic city, tracing its roots back to Roman times when it
was founded. It is part of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan area which boasts a total population of over
11 million, making it one of the larger population centers.
The largest employer in Cologne is Ford Motor Company. Cologne is also home to many large media
companies (WDR, RTL, N-TV) together with clusters of media, arts and communications agencies and
TV production studios. Another large industry based in Cologne is the insurance industry. Insurance
companies like Central, DEVK, DKV, Generali Deutschland, Gothaer, HDI Gerling and national
headquarters of AXA Insurance and Zurich Financial Services call Cologne their home.
As a German recruitment company based in Düsseldorf, Cologne is very convenient. We have often
placed candidates in Cologne and can help you find the right candidates you need for your business.