6 February, 2019
Maxima Grupė, the owner of retail chains in the Baltic countries, Poland and Bulgaria, has approved an operating strategy through 2025 outlining long-term vision, its main goals and priorities for development. Most important priority is transformation focused on improving customer experience and creating better work environment for employees. Investments of 600 million euros over 7 years into existing and new stores are planned.
1 February, 2019
The merger of the Stokrotka and Sano retail chains which Maxima Grupė owns in Poland was successfully completed on 1 February. The merged companies will operate under the single Stokrotka brand. Sano stores’ change of name will proceed in stages, with completion planned during the first half of this year.
30 January, 2019
Effective 1 February, the supervisory board of Maxima Grupė has appointed Irena Petruškevičienė as an independent member of the company’s audit committee, of which she will also be chairwoman. She replaces Kasparas Žebrauskas, who led the committee until now.
29 January, 2019
Maxima Grupė’s company Maxima International Sourcing will begin operations from the start of February, providing agency services to the group’s retail chains in the Baltics, Poland and Bulgaria, developing private label brands, and engaging in wholesale trade. As CEO, the company’s Board has appointed Tomas Palevičius, who since last spring has been Chief Commercial Officer at Franmax.
21 January, 2019
Maxima Grupė has established a position of Chief Customer Officer. The new officer will be responsible for omnichannel marketing, loyalty programs and development of customer centric innovations. Starting from the 1st of February, this position will be taken by Tomas Kibildis, until now the head of e-grocery business in the Baltics, Barbora.