New FranklinCovey Direct Operation will Serve Germany, Switzerland
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2018--
Covey Co., (NYSE: FC) a global firm specializing in organizational
performance improvement solutions, announced today the expansion of its
international direct operations in Europe. This new direct operation
will oversee the company’s business in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
FranklinCovey will now operate directly in a total of 11 countries,
including the U.S., Canada, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the
United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
FranklinCovey is also represented in more than 150 countries by an
extensive network of 63 licensee partners.
FranklinCovey has been providing leadership and professional development
services and consulting to the region for the past 14 years via a
licensing agreement with a trusted and valued licensee partner. Just
over two years ago, FranklinCovey completed a similar transition,
successfully adding China to their roster of international direct
offices, operating offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. With the
new direct office, the company now operates offices in the top four
global economic markets.
“We are excited to expand our direct operations into Germany,
Switzerland and Austria,” said Bob
Whitman, FranklinCovey CEO. “We are grateful to our licensee partner
for their great work in the region. A solid foundation has been built
that will allow us to drive the business to its full potential and bring
FranklinCovey’s timeless and universal principles of effectiveness to
organizations at an unprecedented level.”
The company announced that Curtis Bateman, current Managing Director,
U.K., will lead the new office. Bateman has had a significant impact on
FranklinCovey’s U.K. operations, helping to manage growth, business
development and results. The German office will be located in Munich,
placing it in a major population center and in close proximity to the
other countries served by the new direct office, Switzerland and Austria.
“We want to express our deepest appreciation to our licensee partners
around the world for their tremendous work and partnership,” said Paul
Walker, FranklinCovey’s Enterprise Division President. “Our licensee
partners and direct offices frequently collaborate to ensure that
organizations we serve are able to unleash the full scope and power of
our content and offerings. We are excited to continue the momentum
already established in Germany and fully integrate the region as a
FranklinCovey’s international presence and offerings have grown
substantially with the company’s recent worldwide expansion of the
Access Pass. The global expansion of All Access Pass made nine of
FranklinCovey’s most prolific leadership and professional development
offerings available in a total of 16 languages.
With an All Access Pass subscription, passholders have unlimited access
to and are able to assemble, integrate and deliver FranklinCovey’s
leadership and professional development content in an almost limitless
combination through various delivery channels — live, live-online, on
demand and integrated into existing training offerings.
To learn more about FranklinCovey’s offices and locations served, visit https://www.franklincovey.com/About/global-offices.html
To learn more about FranklinCovey’s All Access Pass, visit https://www.franklincovey.com/engage-with-us/all-access-pass.html
ABOUT FRANKLIN COVEY CO.
Covey Co. (NYSE: FC) is a global, public company specializing
in organizational performance improvement. We help organizations and
individuals achieve results that require a change in human behavior. Our
expertise is in seven areas: leadership, execution, productivity, trust,
sales performance, customer loyalty and education. FranklinCovey clients
have included 90 percent of the Fortune 100, more than 75 percent of the
Fortune 500, thousands of small and mid-sized businesses, as well as
numerous government entities and educational institutions. FranklinCovey
has more than 100 direct and partner offices providing professional
services in over 160 countries and territories.
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