OKIN GROUP turnover in the year 2007 approached to one milliard
The Czech outsourcing company OKIN GROUP, a. s. proceeds further with its dynamic growing. Comparing with the last year the consolidated turnover of the group increased for 115 per cent and the number of employees enlarged for more than one third. The OKIN GROUP established in the last year a new affiliated company in Ukraine, in this year already entered the Bulgarian, Russian and Slovakian markets and is planning establishing other affiliates in Romania and Serbia.
„In particular we achieved this favourable development by means of precise preparing customized solutions for clients in the range of facility management and outsourced supporting services. A key role played also establishment of joint-venture with the group RPG Real Estate called RPG Služby, “ told OKIN GROUP Managing Director, Mgr. Michal Jelínek and added: „Considering that the present results still do not reflex our expansion to the East, we can expect similar dynamic development in next years as well.“
The OKIN GROUP achieved in the year 2007 the annual consolidated turnover CZK 890 million, while in the year 2006 it was less than one half of the amount, CZK 413 million. In the year 2008 according to the words of Mr. Michal Jelínek, OKIN GROUP Managing Director, the results overcome the one milliard CZK barrier and the Company will achieve the turnover CZK 1.25 milliard. The group will grow, as well as until now, only the organic way, with no acquisitions.
The expressive company expansion is documented also by increase of the number of employees. While on the beginning of the last year it was 700 employees, by the 1 January the 2008 OKIN GROUP employed already 936 people. The actual situation now informs of 1250 people working under the OKIN GROUP management. Actually the Company in the year 2003 had only 130 employees.
This year the Group expects further growth in the Business Process Outsourcing range and the final implementation of the numerous industrial projects as well as projects in the commercial real estate segment. „We will proceed with the expansion to foreign markets. In the last year we registered in Kiev in Ukraine the company OKIN FACILITY UA that offers the facility management services for clients from localities of Kiev, Kharkov and in Dnipropetrovs’k and Doneck regions. During following three years we plan to establish a network of subsidiaries over the whole Middle and East Europe, “ says Mr. Jelínek.
Prague on 15 July, 2008
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About OKIN GROUP, a. s.
OKIN GROUP is a major Czech outsourcing company providing support services for business. It has been operating on the Czech market for nearly 15 years. Through its brand OKIN FACILITY, it provides complete facility management, which are services connected to property operation and management. OKIN OUTSOURCING delivers business process outsourcing (BPO) services.
At present, OKIN GROUP employs over 1,200 employees and operates throughout the Czech Republic, as well as in Slovakia and Ukraine. In the facility management area the company operates dozens of administration buildings, industrial plants, logistics and shopping centers. In cooperation with the RPG Real Estate Group OKIN GROUP also manages more than 44 thousand flats in the Moravian-Silesian region.