The partnership is anticipated to benefit works councils and employees alike
A new milestone in the development of the French employee benefits market has been marked by Edenred and ProwebCE, who have joined forces with one of the world’s leading online retailers, vente-privee Group. The partners have designed an exclusive offering, under the deal, for the works council segment, estimated at more than €15 billion.
70% owned by the Edenred Group, ProwebCE offers a comprehensive range of solutions for works councils. It provides the Meyclub e-commerce platform, which enables employees to use the funds allocated to them annually by their works council to purchase culture and leisure-related goods and services, in addition to management and accounting software packages.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Edenred Group, said: “As the world leader in employee benefits, particularly in the digital segment, Edenred constantly seeks to offer more services to its customers, be they companies, their employees or merchants in our network. Our alliance with the innovative trailblazer and event-sales pioneer vente-prive.com group perfectly illustrates this ambition.”
With the subsidy management system incorporated into the same IT environment, the additional range of services adds an entirely new dimension to employee benefits users will, as a result, have easier access to more than 1,000 travel deals a year.
“ProwebCE is proud to partner with vente-privee.com, one of France’s premier online retailers. This is a decisive step in the development of our range that will benefit 7,000 works councils and 5 million employees,” said Patrice Thiry, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ProwebCE.
Jacques-Antoine Granjon, founder and Chief Executive Officer of the vente-privee group, said: “We are delighted to form this alliance with the world leader in employee benefits. Works councils provide employees with travel opportunities all throughout the year, and expanding into this segment forms part of vente-privee Le Voyage’s long-term growth plan." PWKD07072017