The METRO GROUP Management Board

The METRO AG board of directors consists of five members:

Olaf Koch

Chairman of the Management Board

Fields of responsibility

  • Corporate Communications
  • Group Strategy
  • Corporate M&A
  • Corporate Legal Affairs & Compliance
  • Corporate Office
  • Corporate Public Policy
  • Digital HoReCa
  • Business Innovation/New Ventures
  • Real

Term of office

Appointed until 13 September 2018

Mandates*

  1. real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH (Chairman)
  2. Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH, Advisory Board (Chairman)

* As of 3 December 2015

a. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

b. Membership in comparable German and foreign boards of business enterprises 

Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae, PDF 0.11 MB
  • Born on June 1, 1970 in Bad Soden am Taunus
  • Graduated in business management, University of Cooperative Education Stuttgart.

Occupational career

since Jan 2012: Chairman of the Management Board of METRO AG

since Sep 2009: Member of the Management Board of METRO AG (until December 2011 as Chief Financial Officer)

2007 - 2009: Managing Director Operations, Permira Beteiligungsberatung GmbH

2002 - 2007: Member of the Board of Management Mercedes Car Group, responsible for Finance, Controlling and Strategy, DaimlerChrysler AG

2000 - 2002: Vice President, Corporate e-Business, DaimlerChrysler AG

1999 - 2000: Director, Corporate e-Business Strategy and Corporate War Room, DaimlerChrysler AG

1998 - 1999: Senior Manager, Corporate War Room, DaimlerChrysler AG

1996 - 1998: Founder and CEO of IT-Networks GmbH

1994 - 1995: Manager, Finance Process and Systems, Daimler Benz AG

Status: October 2015

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Olaf Koch, Chairman of the Management Board of METRO AG

Olaf Koch
Chairman of the Management Board

 

Pieter C. Boone

Member of the Management Board

Fields of responsibility

  • METRO Cash & Carry

Term of office

Appointed until 30 June 2018

Mandates*

  1. Metro Großhandelsgesellschaft mbH (Chairman)
  2. None

* As of 3 December 2015

a. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

b. Membership in comparable German and foreign boards of business enterprises

Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae, PDF 0.11 MB

Born on June 18, 1967 in Utrecht, The Netherlands 

Graduated in Business Economics and Administration, European University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Occupational career

Since 1 July 2015: Member of the Management Board METRO AG 

June 2014 – June 2015: CEO, METRO Cash & Carry Russia N.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands

March 2012  June 2015: Managing Director and CEO, ooo METRO Cash & Carry, Moscow, Russia

January 2011 – February 2012: Operations Director, ooo METRO Cash & Carry, Moscow, Russia

February 2008 – December 2010: Managing Director, Makro Supermayorista S.A., Lima, Peru

February 2007 – January 2008: Managing Director, Pilipinas Makro Inc., Manila, The Philippines  

May 2004 – January 2007: Managing Director, Makro Cash & Carry Distribution SDN. BHD., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

July 2003 – April 2004: Operations Director and Member of the Management Team, Siam Makro PCL, Bangkok, Thailand

January 2001 – July 2003: Operations Director and Member of the Management Team, PT. Makro Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

May 1998 – January 2001: Operations Director and Member of the Management Team, Pilipinas Makro Inc., Manila, The Philippines

June 1997 – April 1998: Store General Manager, Makro Cash & Carry Distribution SDN. BHD., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

June 1996 – May 1997: Assistant Operations Specialist, Makro Cash & Carry Distribution SDN. BHD., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

January 1996 – May 1996: Project Manager, Makro Nederland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

August 1992 – December 1995: Management Trainee, Makro Nederland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Status: October 2015

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Pieter C. Boone, Member of the Management Board

Pieter C. Boone
Member of the Management Board

 

Mark Frese

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Fields of responsibility

  • Group Finance
    • Corporate Planning & Controlling
    • Corporate Treasury
    • Corporate Group Financial Services
    • Financial Asset & Pension Management
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Global Business Services
  • Corporate Group Tax
  • Corporate Investor Relations
  • Corporate Risk Management & Internal Control Finance
  • METRO PROPERTIES
  • MIB METRO GROUP Insurance Broker
  • METRO LOGISTICS

Term of office

Appointed until 31 December 2017

Mandates *

  1. None
  2. METRO Cash & Carry International Holding GmbH, Vösendorf, Austria - Supervisory Board
    METRO Finance B.V., Venlo, Netherlands - Supervisory Board
    METRO Reinsurance N.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands - Supervisory Board

* As of 3 December 2015

a. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

b. Membership in comparable German and foreign boards of business enterprises

Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae, PDF 0.11 MB

Born on April 27, 1964

Graduated in Business Administration and Economics, University Witten/Herdecke

Occupational career

since January 2012: Chief Financial Officer of METRO AG

2010 - 2012: Chief Financial Officer, METRO Cash & Carry Europe/MENA

2009 - 2010: Senior Vice President Planning & Controlling, METRO AG

2004 - 2009: Executive Director Controlling & Projects, Kaufhof Warenhaus AG

2002 - 2004: Executive Director Expansion & Cooperations, Kaufhof Warenhaus AG

1999 - 2003: Managing Director, Gemini Medienvertriebsgesellschaft

1998 - 1999: Store Manager Kaufhof Bonn, Kaufhof Warenhaus AG

1996 - 1998: Head of Business Development/M&A, METRO AG

1994 - 1996: Head of Financial Strategies / Asset Management and responsible for Investor Relations, Kaufhof Holding AG

1993 - 1993: Analyst, Merck Finck & Co Privatbankiers

Status: October 2015

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Mark Frese, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Mark Frese
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

 

Pieter Haas

Member of the Management Board

Fields of responsibility

  • Media-Saturn

Term of office

Appointed until 31 March 2019

Mandates *

  1. none
  2. Tertia Handelsbeteiligungsgesellschaft mbH - Supervisory Board

* As of 3 December 2015

a. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

b. Membership in comparable German and foreign boards of business enterprises

Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae, PDF 0.12 MB

Born on May 14, 1963, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands.

High School, university education in business economics at University Nyenrode, The Netherlands, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Occupational career

since January 2016: Member of the Management Board of METRO AG, Chairman of the Management Board of Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH

May 2014 - Dec. 2015: Member of the Management Board of METRO AG, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Media-Saturn Holding GmbH

2013 - beginning of May 2014: Member of the Management Board of METRO AG, responsible for Business Innovation / New Ventures, IT Management / METRO Systems, Media-Saturn

2008 - 2013: Member of the Management Board and COO, Media-Saturn Holding GmbH, Ingolstadt, responsible for Corporate Development, multichannel activities and IT

2006 - 2008: Chairman of the Management Board, Media Markt Saturn Holding Nederland B.V., Rotterdam

2004 - 2006: Managing Director, Media Markt Saturn Holding Nederland B.V., Rotterdam

2001 - 2004: Member of the Management Board, Media Markt Saturn Holding Nederland B.V., Rotterdam

1999 - 2000: Managing Director Western Europe, Corporate Express, Frankfurt

1996 - 1999: Managing Director, Corporate Express Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt

1993 - 1996: Managing Director Germany, Buhrmann N.V.

1990 - 1993: Manager Business Development, Buhrmann N.V., Amsterdam, for the division "Office Products"

1986 - 1990: Various management positions at Hay Group (management consulting) in Utrecht, Senior Consultant at last

Status: January 2016

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Pieter Haas, Member of the Management Board

Pieter Haas
Member of the Management Board

 

Heiko Hutmacher

Chief Human Resources Officer

Fields of responsibility

  • Human Resources
    • HR Campus
    • Corporate House of Learning
    • Corporate Performance & Rewards
    • Executive Resources
    • Group Labour Relations & Labour Law
    • HR Operations
    • HR Processes, Analytics & Projects
    • Talent Management, Leadership & Change
  • Corporate IT Management
  • Group Internal Audit
  • Sustainability & Regulatory Affairs
  • METRO SYSTEMS
  • MGT METRO GROUP Travel Services

Term of office

Appointed until 30 September 2017

Mandates *

  1. METRO Großhandelsgesellschaft mbH
    real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH
    Metro Systems GmbH (Chairman)
  2. none

* As of 3 December 2015

a. Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

b. Membership in comparable German and foreign boards of business enterprises

Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae , PDF 0.11 MB

Born on October 12, 1957 in Birkesdorf.

Graduated in business administration, University of Cologne.

Occupational career 

since October 2011: Member of the Management Board of METRO AG with responsibility for Human Resources

2004 - 2011: AkzoNobel Senior Vice President Human Resources, Arnheim and Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2001 - 2004: IBM Vice President Human Resources, IBM Global Services, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Paris, France

2001 - 2001: IBM Director HR Strategy, IBM Global Services, Corporate Headquarters Somers, New York, USA

1998 - 2000: IBM Regional HR Director, Singapore, ASEAN

1997 - 1998: IBM HR Director South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

1996 - 1996: IBM HR Partner Industry Sales, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Paris, France

1995 - 1995: IBM Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Management, Stuttgart, Germany

1992 - 1994: IBM Manager Pensions and Restructuring Programme, Stuttgart, Germany

1988 - 1992: IBM HR Partner, Sales Region North, Hamburg, Germany

1984 - 1988: IBM Advisor Human Resources Programmes, Stuttgart, Germany

Status: July 2014

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Heiko Hutmacher, Chief Human Resources Officer

Heiko Hutmacher
Chief Human Resources Officer