We have outstanding food expertise with more than 97,000 customer-focused employees. Our local business models are based on a unique understanding of the customer and help us to put our customers first and be the catalyst for their success.

Our company is led by an experienced management team with a strong track record. The board is as follows.

Dr Steffen Greubel

Chairman of the Management Board

*1973 | Nationality: German

Areas of responsibility
Corporate Communications, Corporate Office, Corporate Public Policy, Global Branding & Activation, Global Digital Business Lead, M & A | Legal & Compliance, Strategy | Investor Relations, Hospitality Digital, METRO Markets.

Profile
Dr Steffen Greubel has been Chairman of the Management Board of METRO AG since 1 May 2021 and has been appointed until 30 April 2024.

He has been employed by the Würth-Group since April 2014, initially as Executive Vice President and then, from 2019, in the Group Management. Prior to this, Dr Steffen Greubel worked for the management consultancy McKinsey & Company. The trained banker graduated from the University of Witten/Herdecke in 2000 with a degree in economics; he received his doctorate from the University of Magdeburg in 2006.

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

since 01/05/2021
METRO AG
Chairman of the Management Board

2019 - 2021
Würth-Group, Künzelsau
Member of the Central Managing Board

2014 –2019
Würth-Group, Künzelsau
Executive Vice President
with responsibility for France, Italy, Spain
and Corporate Development

2000 – 2014
McKinsey & Company, Berlin
in var. positions, lastly from 2010 Partner European Retail /
Consumer Goods Practice

Status: 1 October 2021

 

Dr Steffen Greubel, Chairman of the Management Board

Dr Steffen Greubel

Christian Baier

Chief Financial Officer

*1976 | Nationality: German

Areas of responsibility
Corporate Accounting & Controlling, Corporate Risk Management, Corporate Tax, Corporate Treasury, Global Business Services, Group Internal Audit, METRO DIGITAL, MIAG, METRO Insurance Broker, METRO LOGISTICS, METRO PROPERTIES.

Profile
Christian Baier has been a member of the Management Board of METRO AG since 11 November 2016 and appointed until 30 September 2025.

From 1 July 2015 to 1 March 2017, he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of METRO Cash & Carry. Previously, Christian Baier held the position of Group Director Strategy, Business Innovation and M&A at the former METRO AG (now CECONOMY AG). He joined METRO Cash & Carry Germany (now METRO Germany) in 2011 as a member of the Executive Board / Head of Finance and Administration - C+C Schaper. Previously, the graduate in business administration (BA) and MBA graduate of New York University worked for the financial investor Permira and various banks.

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • METRO Re AG2 - Supervisory Board (Chairman)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • METRO Cash & Carry International Holding GmbH2, Vösendorf, Austria - Supervisory Board (Chairman)
  • METRO Holding France S.A.2, Vitry-sur-Seine, France - Board of Directors

Christian Baier, born on 6 November 1976 in Freiburg im Breisgau

Graduated in Business Management, University of Cooperative Education Villingen-Schwenningen
Graduated in Business Administration, New York University, New York, USA

since 11/11/2016
METRO AG
Member of the Management Board, from January to April 2021 also Co-Chairman (ad interim) together with Rafael Gasset

2015 - 01.03.2017
former METRO AG (now CECONOMY AG)
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) METRO Cash & Carry

2012 - 2015
former METRO AG (now CECONOMY AG)
Group Director Strategy, Business Innovation and M&A

2011 - 2012
METRO Cash & Carry Deutschland GmbH
Member of the Management Board / Head of Finance and Administration - C+C Schaper

2006 - 2011
Permira Beteiligungsberatung GmbH, Frankfurt
Investment Executive

2004 - 2006
Lehman Brothers Europe ltd. / Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG, London / Frankfurt
Associate

2001 - 2002
BWK Unternehmensbeteiligung GmbH (LBBW-Gruppe), Stuttgart
Investment Manager

2000 - 2001
Baden-Wurttembergische Bank AG (LBBW-Gruppe), Freiburg
Trainee

2 intercompany mandate

Status: 1 October 2021

Christian Baier, Chief Financial Officer

Christian Baier

Andrea Euenheim

Chief Human Resources Officer and Labour Director

*1972 | Nationality: German

Areas of responsibility
Corporate Responsibility, International HR Business Partner, Global HR Communications, Global HR Transformation and Compensation & Benefits, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Global Employer Branding, Talent Acquisition & Onboarding, Global HR Operations & Services (incl. Campus HR), Global Labour Relations, Global Talent Management (incl. House of Learning), HR Technology, METRO Campus Services.

Profile
Since 1 November 2019 Andrea Euenheim has been a member of the Management Board and Labour Director of METRO AG and has been appointed until 31 October 2022.

Previously, she has been working for Amazon in Seattle, USA, since October 2015, first as HR Director for global Consumer Products and Retail Initiatives and since the end of 2017 as Director for Global Expansion, Mergers & Acquisitions HR. Before moving to the USA, Andrea Euenheim was HR Director at Amazon Europe since 2007, in particular for Germany, Italy, Spain and France. From 2001 to 2007 she worked for General Electric, lastly as Human Resources Leader for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at GE Commercial Finance, Fleet Services. Andrea Euenheim completed a master degree study in linguistics, sociology, psychology and economics at the University of Passau.

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Metro Großhandelsgesellschaft mbH2
  • METRO LOGISTICS Germany GmbH2

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

None

Andrea Euenheim, born on September 11, 1972 in Rheinbach

Magistra Artium at University Passau

since 01.11.2019
METRO AG
Member of the Management Board and Labour Director

2015 - 2019
Amazon Corporate LLC, Seattle, WA, USA
Director for Global Expansion, Mergers & Acquisitions HR
until 2017 also HR Director for global Consumer Products and Retail Initiatives

2007 - 2015
Amazon.de GmbH
HR Director (Germany, Romania, Italy, Spain, France)

2004 -2007
GE Commercial Finance, Fleet Services
Human Resources Leader Germany, Austria und Switzerland;
Organization & Staffing Manager Europe

2003 - 2004
GE Corporate Financial Services, Stamford, CT, USA
Global Compensation & Benefits Manager

2001 – 2003
GE Commercial Finance
Global Human Resources Leadership Program

2000 – 2001
ELabs Europe
Head of Human Resources

1999 – 2000
TMP Worldwide
Management Consultant

2 intercompany mandate

Status: 1 October 2021

Andrea Euenheim, Chief Human Resources Officer and Labour Director

Andrea Euenheim

Rafael Gasset

Chief Operating Officer (Convenience Cluster)

*1967 | Nationality: Spanish

Areas of responsibility
Global Procurement (Business Transformation, Global Business & Supplier Management, Global Non- Food & Food Sourcing incl. Own Brand Management, Global Quality Assurance Management, Master Data, Offer Methods and Processes, Supply Chain Management), NX-Food, Retail Franchise, Trader Digital, METRO SOURCING International.
Country responsibilities: Bulgaria, China, Hungary, India, Japan1, Kazakhstan, Croatia, Moldova, Myanmar1, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Profile
Rafael Gasset has been a member of the Management Board of METRO AG since 1 April 2020 and is appointed until 31 March 2023.

From 2015 until 31 March 2020, he was Operating Partner with various country responsibilities, since 2018 for Russia, Romania, Moldova and Poland. Prior to this, Rafael Gasset held various positions at METRO's national companies. Prior to his position as Operating Partner he was Regional Operating Officer at METRO Cash & Carry with responsibility for the Eastern Europe region.

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • Makro Cash and Carry Polska S.A.2, Warsaw, Poland – Supervisory Board
  • METRO Logistics Polska sp. z o.o.2, Warsaw, Poland – Supervisory Board
  • WM Holding (HK) Limited, Hongkong, China – Board of Directors

Rafael Gasset, born on 17 January 1967 in Melilla, Spain

Studies at the University of Málaga (Economics and Management, Commercial Management) and at the IESE Business School, University of Navarra (PDD, Executive Management)

since 01/04/2020
METRO AG
Member of the Management Board, from January to April 2021 also Co-Chairman (ad interim) together with Christian Baier

2015 - 31/03/2020
METRO AG
Operating Partner

2014 - 2015
METRO Cash & Carry
Regional Operating Officer (Region Eastern Europe)

2010 – 2014
METRO GROUP real,- Poland
Chief Executive Officer

2008 - 2010
MAKRO Cash & Carry Spain
Director Customer Management

2004 – 2007
CARREFOUR, Italy
Food Commercial Director

2000 – 2004
CARREFOUR GROUP, France
Directeur International Development des Ventes

1993 – 2000
CONTINENTE, Spain
var. Stations, lastly Strategic Projects Director (Grupo Promodès)

1 METRO Japan and METRO Myanmar: country exit at the beginning of financial year 2021/22.
2 intercompany mandate

Status: 1 October 2021

Rafael Gasset, Eric Poirier, Chief Operating Officer (Trader Cluster)

Rafael Gasset

Eric Poirier

Chief Operating Officer (Hospitality Cluster)

*1964 | Nationality: French

Areas of responsibility
Customer Experience, Food Service Distribution, Sales Force, SME Services, Store Excellence & Pricing, Classic Fine Foods, METRO ADVERTISING, METRO Financial Services.
Country responsibilities: Austria, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France (incl. Pro à Pro), Germany (incl. Rungis express), Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal (incl. Aviludo), Serbia, Slovakia, Spain (incl. Davigel Spain) and Turkey.

Profile
Eric Poirier has been a member of the Management Board of METRO AG since 1 April 2020 and is appointed until 31 March 2023.

From 1 July 2018 until 31 March 2020, Eric Poirier was an Operating Partner with country responsibilities for France including Pro à Pro, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer at MAKRO Poland and held various positions at METRO country operations.

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • Makro Cash and Carry Polska S.A.2, Warsaw, Poland – Supervisory Board
  • Metro Holding France S.A.2, Vitry-sur-Seine, France – Board of Directors (Chairman)

Eric Poirier, born on 28 October1964 in Paris, France

Studies at Reims Management School (Commerce Finance) and at University Middlesex (Business Administration)

since 01/04/2020
METRO AG
Member of the Management Board

2018 - 31/03/2020
METRO AG
Operating Partner

2015 – 2018
METRO Cash & Carry Poland
Chief Executive Officer

2005 – 2014
METRO Cash & Carry (Hungary, Italy, France)
each VP CFO

2000 – 2005
METRO Cash & Carry France
first Controlling Manager, later Controlling Director

1992 – 2000
Marks & Spencer, Europe
in var. positions, inter alia Controlling Manager, Accounting Manager

1988 – 1992
Habitat, Europe
Controller Europe, Treasury Manager

2 intercompany mandate

Status: 1 October 2021

Eric Poirier, Chief Operating Officer (HoReCa Cluster)

Eric Poirier