Commercial cleaning brand Jan-Pro has signed its first regional master franchise owner for the UK. Australian Mark Sinderberry, whose previous roles were as Chief Executive of Australian rugby franchise ACT Brumbies and latterly Saracens rugby club, has taken on the task of developing the USA-originating concept across London.
"I was initially attracted to Jan-Pro due to the fact that I will be a regional master which provides me with the opportunity to assist franchise owners on deciding the investment level that best suits their particular situation," said Mark. "Through the provision of proven systems, support services, and training I can also assist to develop their own successful business. Jan-Pro is new to the UK market and I find the prospect of building the brand here extremely exciting."
With his focus on rolling out Jan-Pro franchises progressively throughout London, Mark has targeted the establishment of 20 franchises in the West London area, which he estimates will create over 100 jobs.
"I take great comfort in the fact that the information and systems are of the highest quality and that customers will be provided with a dedicated and motivated group of franchisees," he continued. "In the next five years I hope that the business will spread to all parts of London, with each franchise owner having successfully developed their own business replicating the proven system of quality and affordable cleaning."
Jan-Pro UK & Ireland CEO Gavin Peacock expressed his delight to have Mark on board: "Fundamental to our success globally is the people side of our business model. It is crucial that people are inspired to grow their Jan-Pro business through our core values: offering a quality, cost effective cleaning service. The progress to date in the London area is an extremely positive sign as Mark is currently in the process of appointing a new sales person and operations manager to handle the increase in business levels.
"We have been successful in winning new contracts from competitor sites due to the aggressive cost competitive structure we can offer. The UK and Irish markets are still buoyant and we are looking to increase our levels of business significantly in 2010."
Published: 16 November 2009
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