Integer.pl Group forms an international team of e-commerce Jan Tar became the COO of easyPack
Cracow, August 2, 2012
Integer.pl Group forms an international team of e-commerce
Jan Tar became the COO of easyPack
The dynamic global expansion of easyPack by InPost requires to expand the part of the company responsible for the international contacts and self-service parcel machines implementing. In July 2012, Jan Tar became the COO of easyPack, who is a high-class specialist in the field of service quality management. Jan Tar will be responsible for acquisition and preparation of easyPack machines locations in Poland and abroad, and the new implementations as well as the comprehensive support and consumer service.
Jan Tar has over 19 years’ experience in retail, service operations, as well as HR management. He has gained his practical management skills and extensive professional skills in the field of sales projects, franchising, and customer service in several major international institutions, namely Statoil, Texaco, Amoco, Metro Group and PepsiCo.
Jan Tar is a graduate of the Executive MBA program at London Business School (LBS), HEC Paris, and NHH Norwegian School of Economics.
„easyPack is our international flagship project. Its success not only depends on the Integer.pl Group foreign business activities, but also on our operational efficiency. As a part of international contracts, we offer technological partnership, management and business consulting in the commercial launch of easyPack service onto those markets which are our major competitive advantages. Deployment of new machines is based on the professional knowledge and abilities of our team, so we build our personnel structure with great precision and commitment. We believe, Jan Tar will strengthen our already strong easyPack team”, ensures Rafał Brzoska, the CEO of Integer.pl Group.
In July 2012, Asterina Investments, the part of PineBridge and Integer.pl Group received the UOKiK [Office of Competition and Customer Protection] approval to establish easyPack joint venture company. In the project’s first phaseof the total value of EUR 300 mln, the investment amounting to 108 million EUR (453 million PLN) involves using easyPack by InPost services as a potential in the context of the rapidly growing e-commerce sector in the world. Within 2 years’ time, Integer.pl Group will raise capital and equity of 58 million EUR (243 million PLN) and PineBridge Investments will invest over 50 million EUR (210 million PLN).
Thus, in the following four years, the easyPack by InPost network will amount to 16 thousand machines. Upon the contract with PineBridge Investments, by the end of 2012, Integer.pl Group plans to deploy 1000 new easyPack machines, including 300 in Poland, 400 in Russia, 200 in Ukraine, and over 100 in Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2013 the company will deploy another 3 thousand new easyPack machines in Great Britain, two Scandinavian countries, Croatia, Slovenia, and Belgium. In 2014 there will be another 2,5 thousand machines deployed in Europe, the same in 2015, respectively. In 2016 the company plans to launch 3 thousand machines. 4 thousand machines will be held in reserve by the Integer.pl Group to be installed in different countries, depending on the market demand.
The Integer.pl Group European offensive plan assumes the launch of:
• 1000 machines in 2012
• 3000 machines in 2013
• 2500 machines in 2014
• 2500 machines in 2015
In addition, there will be 4 thousand machines held in reserve by the Integer.pl Group to be installed in different countries, depending on the market demand.
Integer.pl Group is planning to spend up from 40 to 80 million PLN on the development of easyPack by InPost machines service to the end of 2012, and the nearly five-year international expansion project is valued at 300 million EUR. The share of non-standard serviceswill be at least 30% of Integer.pl Group revenue in the coming years. Through strategic investments – implemented on international markets – Integer.pl Group revenue from the foreign projects will reach over the next few years the level of 20-40 million EUR per year.
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