Kyiv, December 20, 2016 – CBRE Ukraine has been appointed by Philip Morris Ukraine (PMU), the world’s leading international tobacco company, to provide integrated facility management services (IFMS) for its manufacturing facility in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
PMU’s facility in Kharkiv is the 1st manufacturing property under CBRE’s management in Ukraine and represents company’s 8th overall property over 6 permanent geographic location in the country. The company has extensive 9-year experience in property and facility management of office, retail and industrial properties, with the current portfolio reaching ca. 550,000 sqm of shopping centers and industrial space.
Sergiy Sergiyenko, Managing partner of CBRE Ukraine: «We are honored to be selected by an international industry leader and one of Ukraine’s largest companies to become an essential service provider for its business. IFMS is a priority service line for CBRE in Ukraine and internationally, and we look forward to becoming PMU’s trusted partner over the long term».
Philip Morris International entered the Ukrainian market in 1993. It currently operates a state-of-the-art production facility in Kharkiv, manufacturing a range of local and international brands for Ukrainian market and for export. Philip Morris operates in Ukraine as two legal entities – “Philip Morris Ukraine” and “Philip Morris Sales and Distribution” – employing over 1,300 people in total. The Ukrainian affiliate of Philip Morris International is a leader in the Ukrainian tobacco market and one of the largest taxpayers into the state and local budgets. The total amount of taxes paid in 2015 was UAH 8.9 billion.