Granlund aims at getting a stronger foothold in the United Arab Emirates with its modern facility management solution Granlund Manager. This will be done through dedicated partnerships especially in healthcare, retail, offices, operators and hotels sectors.
– You need to have strong partnerships when entering the Middle East market. We have been able to cooperate with excellent partners, who have unique contact networks and years of experience in our focus sectors, says Mr. Jyrki Pikkarainen, Regional Manager, Granlund Manager Business, Middle East.
The newest partnership has been started with a consulting company Broadfolio MEA. The company specializes in market entry, sales and business development services for companies in emerging markets such as the Middle East and Africa.
– The cooperation with Broadfolio will definitely strengthen our position in the market, Jyrki explains.
The partnership is also highly valued by Broadfolio.
– We are happy to start cooperation with Nordic company Granlund, the leading expert in energy efficiency. Broadfolio has long experience in the Middle East and we see the great potential Grandlund Manager solution have in the region as it helps property owners to save cost and energy, describes Broadfolio’s Managing Partner Mr. Kimmo Kytösaari.
Granlund moves fast in the Middle East, as the next partnership will be signed in the following weeks. In addition to United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, the company’s market areas include Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Granlund has also plans to widen it focus segments to include defence and oil industries. In January Granlund will be participating in FM Expo Saudi 2017 in Saudi Arabia with its own exhibition stand.
Picture: Jyrki Pikkarainen, Regional Manager, Granlund Manager Business, Middle East and Broadfolio’s Managing Partner Kimmo Kytösaari sign the partner agreement.