Bella Bulgaria is the country’s food industry leader. The company’s turnover exceeded 130 million euro last year. It operates eight processing plants with a daily capacity of over 300 tonnes, high-technology monitoring of production processes and quality management systems (ISO 9001:2000, IFS). The company has a fleet of more than 90 refrigerated trucks with a load capacity of 1 to 20 tonnes. It exercises direct control over the Bulgarian market through over 12,000 points of sale and all retail chains. The company has a commercial structure in Romania and a distribution network in Greece. It exports its production to four continents. The company’s sound business strategy, its application of global know-how in different areas and its financial stability contribute to its high credit rating at home and abroad and guarantee the success of all its new activities.
Austrian Airlines offers a global route network of around 130 destinations. In Central and Eastern Europe, the route network is particularly dense: with 46 destinations Austrian Airlines is the market leader throughout the region. Thanks to its favourable geographical location at the heart of Europe, the company’s hub at the Vienna International Airport is the ideal gateway between East and West. Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group and a member of the Star Alliance, the first global alliance of international airlines.
As one of the world’s fastest growing hotel companies, The Rezidor Hotel Group (Regent, Radisson Blu, Park Inn by Radisson, Missoni and Country Inn) ranks among the five largest hotel management companies with more than 400 hotels and 87,000 rooms in 62 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Park Inn by Radisson Sofia has 113 units, a restaurant with a garden, a bar, meeting and leisure facilities.
The pharmaceutical market in Southeast Europe (SEE) continued to grow in 2010 despite the economic volatility brought on by the global financial crisis. Pharmaceutical sales in the region are still dominated by generic drugs, especially in terms of volume, due to low per capita income and underinvestment in research and development activities focused on new medicines.
CallPoint New Europe employs some 800 at its offices in Sofia and Plovdiv, Bulgaria, and in Bucharest, Romania. It offers business processes outsourcing and client interaction services to industries such as travel, financial services, retail and e-commerce, software and telecommunications.