Forem Bartercard CFO, Tony Wiese, Acquires Bartercard International Group
by: Tony Wiese
TCM Investments Australia Pty Ltd “TCM” is pleased to announce that it has closed the acquisition of the Bartercard International Group “Bartercard”
Bartercard has company owned operations in Australia and New Zealand with over 200 staff, 10 franchisees and more than 15,000 active members. The International Operations are licensed in the United Kingdom, France, Thailand, India and South Africa serving approximately 10,000 members. Combined Bartercard members represent over 50,000 card or mobile app users.
Tony Wiese, Director of TCM, said that he was excited to return to Bartercard and with the help of the staff, franchisees and licensees make Bartercard great again. He said the Company had suffered due to ownership and management turmoil over the past few years.
The immediate priorities will be to restructure the leadership and management in order to improve the Member experience, the value of the membership, and a Member First culture. He is also optimistic what new breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and other emerging technologies can bring to our Industry
Tony said he values the contribution that IRTA makes to our industry and that Bartercard will re-engage as a proud member of IRTA.