Dariusz Miłek is the founder, CEO and the largest shareholder in CCC SA. He heads the management board and the wider management team of the Company. He is shaping the company’s culture, values and business model.
Candidate’s name Dariusz Miłek
Company’s name CCC
Current position CEO
Description of the position Dariusz Miłek is the founder, CEO and the largest shareholder in CCC SA. He heads the management board and the wider management team of the Company. He is shaping the company’s culture, values and business model.
Work experience in this position Dariusz Miłek in 1993-2003 was running a business activity under the name of the trade company "MIŁEK" in Lubin, and from 1995 in Chróstnik. In 1999 he founded CCC Group, based in Polkowice and since 07.01.2002 he has been running the company as the CEO. Since 2004 has held the function of the President of the Management Board of CCC S.A.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.) CCC Group is one of the largest footwear retail company in Central Europe and one of the largest footwear manufacturer in Europe. Through its subsidiary eObuwie.pl, the Group is the largest ecommerce player in footwear in CEE.
Currently sales are conducted in 16 countries. CCC sales network is based on own stores in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Russia, Bulgaria and Serbia, and franchise stores in Romania, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Ukraine. Shoes are the main product of the CCC Group. Customers visiting stores have a choice of a wide range of products for every occasion - from casual shoes to wear every day for sports shoes to the elegant leather shoes. The range of products offered to customers is sold by the Group under own labels as well as under licensed ones. In order to meet customers’ expectations company has expanded its operations and enabled customers to shop online through regional domains of eobuwie.pl in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Slovenia, Lithuania and Greece. CCC sales reach nearly 40 million pairs of shoes, enough to provide a pair of shoes to every single person living in Poland.
Besides women's men's and kids’ footwear, within a range of products CCC offers handbags, cosmetics for shoes and accessories.
Strategy of CCC circulates around a set of unique competencies that build competitive advantage in the European market for retail sales of footwear. Fast Fashion, Value for Money and Own Products (retail stores) combined with Third Party Brands (online) are the key strategic pillars.
CCC has entered the local ecommerce market after acquiring Eobuwie.pl which is Poland’s biggest online shoe store. Now eobuwie operates in 10 countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Greece and Poland. Eobuwie is designed for customers who want high-quality branded shoes at affordable prices. Company has been selling shoes for over ten years. They sell branded shoes of over >450 leading international and Polish footwear brands. The brand include i.a. Tommy Hilfiger, Geox, Guess, Clarks, Ecco, Calvin Klein, New Balance, Crocs, Adidas, Pepe Jeans, Nike, Armani Jeans, Converse and many more.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity) CCC is one of the largest manufacturer of footwear and one of the fastest growing large footwear company in Europe. After gaining a strong position as a market leader in Poland, CCC began in 2011 an intensive international expansion, becoming the largest footwear retail company in Central Europe. Today, CCC Group owns nearly 900 stores in 16 countries, with a total floor space of 500 thousand m². CCC Group has its own factory of leather shoes, employing more than 12 000 employees and annually it sells nearly 40 million pairs of shoes. The prestige and financial credibility is highlighted by the presence of the Company on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and participation in honorable group of the 20 largest companies included in the WIG 20. Fashionable and affordable products are offered to customers in own stores in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Germany, Serbia, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Romania and Estonia.
Development of the company, the increase demand for its products and increasing distribution performance requirements have resulted in the largest investment in the history of the Company - the Logistics Centre, located in the Legnica Special Economic Zone (LSEZ) in Polkowice. Currently the Logistics Center is a modern complex of large-format buildings of a total area of 82.3 thousand m². The most important object of the Logistics Centre is fully automated mini-load high bay warehouse, with a total area of 23 064 m², which is able to accommodate a minimum of 5 million pairs of shoes, which means more than 500,000 cartons of different dimensions.
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year Operating profit (million PLN) 2016: 373,4 2015: 256,7 2014: 243,2 2013: 167,5 2012: 141,3 2011: 159,1 2010: 129,1
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc) Dariusz Miłek in 1993-2003 was running a business activity under the name of the trade company "MIŁEK" in Lubin, and from 1995 in Chróstnik. In 1999 he founded CCC Group, based in Polkowice and since 07.01.2002 he has been running the company as the CEO. Since 2004 has held the function of The President of the Management Board of CCC S.A.
The Winner of many prestigious competitions in the field of management. In 2016 Mr. Dariusz Miłek was awarded the prestigious award of Jan Wejchert Polish Chamber of Business /Polska Rada Biznesu im. Jana Wejcherta/ in the category of Success. One year later President Dariusz Miłek was awarded European CEO Awards 2017 as Best CEO in the Sustainable Apparel Industry.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year Floorspace 2016: 459 (ksqm) 2015: 369 (ksqm)
Revenues from sales* 2016: 3 185,3 2015: 2 307,0
Profit before tax* 2016: 340,9 2015: 233,0
Net profit for the period* 2016: 315,5 2015: 259,4
EBITDA* 2016: 446,1 2015: 323,6
Total Assets* 2016: 2 400,9 2015: 2 072,0
Current Assets* 2016: 1 373,8 2015: 1 151,7
Liabilities and reserves for liabilities* 2016: 1 429,8 2015: 948,4
Equity* 2016: 971,1 2015: 1 123,6
Number of shares [million pcs.] 2016: 39,1 2015: 38,4
*[million PNL]
Since 2016, after the completion of the development, the Logistics Center has a distribution capacity of approx. 1.1 million pairs of shoes within two working shifts. The assortment to be sent is available in the sales network in Poland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia next working day. Continued process of mechanization provides support for future development and is essential to optimize logistics processes.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market CCC is one of the biggest tenants in the commercial floorspace in the CEE region, constantly expanding at high dynamics. During the last five years the total floorspace of CCC stores across the region has grown from 150k sqm in two countries in 2011 to 460k sqm in sixteen countries in 2016. Number of CCC commercial units in Poland almost twice exceeds the number of stores of the largest competitor. Apart from geographical expansion the CCC Group constantly works on improving the customer’s experience, upgrading store concept and visual merchandising, in order to become a real anchor for every commercial investment in the region, generating the leading volume of traffic in footwear retail.
Other industry awards and prizes 2016 The best annual report 2015 – the best debut among financial reports 2016 The best annual report 2015 – the most transparent marketing report 2016 Index of Success 2016 Certificate CE TOP 500 Index of Success 2016 Growth and Stability 2015 „Orzeł Rzeczpospolitej” – award in retail companies category 2014 Sport Ambassador Award 2014 The CEO of 2013 2010 100 World Finance - NG2 SA (current CCC SA) among 100 best companies in the world 2008 Retailer of the Year, NG2 SA (current CCC SA) Eobuwie.pl 2017 Client Service Star 2017 E-commerce Poland Awards 2016 –
Candidate’s name
Dariusz Miłek
Company’s name
CCC
Current position
CEO
Description of the position
Dariusz Miłek is the founder, CEO and the largest shareholder in CCC SA. He heads the management board and the wider management team of the Company. He is shaping the company’s culture, values and business model.
Work experience in this position
Dariusz Miłek in 1993-2003 was running a business activity under the name of the trade company "MIŁEK" in Lubin, and from 1995 in Chróstnik. In 1999 he founded CCC Group, based in Polkowice and since 07.01.2002 he has been running the company as the CEO. Since 2004 has held the function of the President of the Management Board of CCC S.A.
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.)
CCC Group is one of the largest footwear retail company in Central Europe and one of the largest footwear manufacturer in Europe. Through its subsidiary eObuwie.pl, the Group is the largest ecommerce player in footwear in CEE.
Currently sales are conducted in 16 countries. CCC sales network is based on own stores in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Russia, Bulgaria and Serbia, and franchise stores in Romania, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Ukraine. Shoes are the main product of the CCC Group. Customers visiting stores have a choice of a wide range of products for every occasion - from casual shoes to wear every day for sports shoes to the elegant leather shoes. The range of products offered to customers is sold by the Group under own labels as well as under licensed ones. In order to meet customers’ expectations company has expanded its operations and enabled customers to shop online through regional domains of eobuwie.pl in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Slovenia, Lithuania and Greece. CCC sales reach nearly 40 million pairs of shoes, enough to provide a pair of shoes to every single person living in Poland.
Besides women's men's and kids’ footwear, within a range of products CCC offers handbags, cosmetics for shoes and accessories.
Strategy of CCC circulates around a set of unique competencies that build competitive advantage in the European market for retail sales of footwear. Fast Fashion, Value for Money and Own Products (retail stores) combined with Third Party Brands (online) are the key strategic pillars.
CCC has entered the local ecommerce market after acquiring Eobuwie.pl which is Poland’s biggest online shoe store. Now eobuwie operates in 10 countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Greece and Poland. Eobuwie is designed for customers who want high-quality branded shoes at affordable prices. Company has been selling shoes for over ten years. They sell branded shoes of over >450 leading international and Polish footwear brands. The brand include i.a. Tommy Hilfiger, Geox, Guess, Clarks, Ecco, Calvin Klein, New Balance, Crocs, Adidas, Pepe Jeans, Nike, Armani Jeans, Converse and many more.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity)
CCC is one of the largest manufacturer of footwear and one of the fastest growing large footwear company in Europe. After gaining a strong position as a market leader in Poland, CCC began in 2011 an intensive international expansion, becoming the largest footwear retail company in Central Europe. Today, CCC Group owns nearly 900 stores in 16 countries, with a total floor space of 500 thousand m². CCC Group has its own factory of leather shoes, employing more than 12 000 employees and annually it sells nearly 40 million pairs of shoes. The prestige and financial credibility is highlighted by the presence of the Company on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and participation in honorable group of the 20 largest companies included in the WIG 20. Fashionable and affordable products are offered to customers in own stores in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Germany, Serbia, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Romania and Estonia.
Development of the company, the increase demand for its products and increasing distribution performance requirements have resulted in the largest investment in the history of the Company - the Logistics Centre, located in the Legnica Special Economic Zone (LSEZ) in Polkowice. Currently the Logistics Center is a modern complex of large-format buildings of a total area of 82.3 thousand m². The most important object of the Logistics Centre is fully automated mini-load high bay warehouse, with a total area of 23 064 m², which is able to accommodate a minimum of 5 million pairs of shoes, which means more than 500,000 cartons of different dimensions.
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year
Operating profit (million PLN) 2016: 373,4 2015: 256,7 2014: 243,2 2013: 167,5 2012: 141,3 2011: 159,1 2010: 129,1
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc)
Dariusz Miłek in 1993-2003 was running a business activity under the name of the trade company "MIŁEK" in Lubin, and from 1995 in Chróstnik. In 1999 he founded CCC Group, based in Polkowice and since 07.01.2002 he has been running the company as the CEO. Since 2004 has held the function of The President of the Management Board of CCC S.A.
The Winner of many prestigious competitions in the field of management. In 2016 Mr. Dariusz Miłek was awarded the prestigious award of Jan Wejchert Polish Chamber of Business /Polska Rada Biznesu im. Jana Wejcherta/ in the category of Success. One year later President Dariusz Miłek was awarded European CEO Awards 2017 as Best CEO in the Sustainable Apparel Industry.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year
Floorspace 2016: 459 (ksqm) 2015: 369 (ksqm)
Revenues from sales* 2016: 3 185,3 2015: 2 307,0
Profit before tax* 2016: 340,9 2015: 233,0
Net profit for the period* 2016: 315,5 2015: 259,4
EBITDA* 2016: 446,1 2015: 323,6
Total Assets* 2016: 2 400,9 2015: 2 072,0
Current Assets* 2016: 1 373,8 2015: 1 151,7
Liabilities and reserves for liabilities* 2016: 1 429,8 2015: 948,4
Equity* 2016: 971,1 2015: 1 123,6
Number of shares [million pcs.] 2016: 39,1 2015: 38,4
*[million PNL]
Since 2016, after the completion of the development, the Logistics Center has a distribution capacity of approx. 1.1 million pairs of shoes within two working shifts. The assortment to be sent is available in the sales network in Poland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia next working day. Continued process of mechanization provides support for future development and is essential to optimize logistics processes.
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market
CCC is one of the biggest tenants in the commercial floorspace in the CEE region, constantly expanding at high dynamics. During the last five years the total floorspace of CCC stores across the region has grown from 150k sqm in two countries in 2011 to 460k sqm in sixteen countries in 2016. Number of CCC commercial units in Poland almost twice exceeds the number of stores of the largest competitor. Apart from geographical expansion the CCC Group constantly works on improving the customer’s experience, upgrading store concept and visual merchandising, in order to become a real anchor for every commercial investment in the region, generating the leading volume of traffic in footwear retail.
Other industry awards and prizes
2016 The best annual report 2015 – the best debut among financial reports 2016 The best annual report 2015 – the most transparent marketing report 2016 Index of Success 2016 Certificate CE TOP 500 Index of Success 2016 Growth and Stability 2015 „Orzeł Rzeczpospolitej” – award in retail companies category 2014 Sport Ambassador Award 2014 The CEO of 2013 2010 100 World Finance - NG2 SA (current CCC SA) among 100 best companies in the world 2008 Retailer of the Year, NG2 SA (current CCC SA) Eobuwie.pl 2017 Client Service Star 2017 E-commerce Poland Awards 2016 –

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