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 in food and business transformation. 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.

Dr Greubel 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 Greubel worked for the management consultancy McKinsey & Company.

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

2000 – 2014
McKinsey & Company, Berlin
Partner European Retail /
Consumer Goods Practice

Curriculum Vitae Dr Steffen Greubel, PDF 100 KB

Status: 12 May 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 PROPERTIES, METRO LOGISTICS, MIAG, METRO Insurance Broker, METRO Digital.

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, Mr Baier was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of METRO Cash & Carry (now METRO Wholesale). Previously, he 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

  • Hospitality Digital GmbH2 - Advisory Board
  • 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 Interim Co-Chairman 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 (Strategy since 2013, Business Innovation since 2015)

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
Investment Executive

2005 - 2006
Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG
Associate

2004 - 2005
Lehman Brothers Europe Ltd., London, United Kingdom
Associate

2002 - 2004
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, USA
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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

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

1997 - 2000
Baden-Wurttembergische Bank AG
BA-Student in Practice Phase

1997 - 2000
Berufsakademie Villingen-Schwenningen
Business Administration, Specialization in Banking, Diplom-Betriebswirt (BA)

Curriculum Vitae Christian Baier, PDF 44 KB

2 intercompany mandate

Status: 12 May 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

2015 - 2017
Amazon Corporate LLC, Seattle, WA, USA
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

Curriculum Vitae Andrea Euenheim, PDF 35 KB

2 intercompany mandate

Status: 12 May 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), Retail Franchise, Trader Digital, Country responsibilities: Bulgaria, China, Hungary, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Croatia, Moldova, Myanmar, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, METRO SOURCING International, NX-Food.

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, Mr Gasset was Operating Partner with various country responsibilities, since 2018 for Russia, Romania, Moldova and Poland. Prior to this, Mr 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 Interim Co-Chairman 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

1997 – 2000
CONTINENTE – Grupo Promodès, Spain
Strategic Projects Director

1996 – 1997
CONTINENTE, Spain
Department Manager Valencia Alfafar Hypermarket

1994 – 1996
CONTINENTE, Spain
Department Manager Elche Hypermarket Alicante

1993 – 1994
CONTINENTE, Spain
Section Manager Elche Hypermarket Alicante

Curriculum Vitae Rafael Gasset, PDF 100 KB

2 intercompany mandate

Status: 12 May 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, Digitalization, Food Service Distribution, Sales Force, SME Services, Store Excellence & Pricing, 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), Turkey, Classic Fine Foods, Hospitality Digital, METRO ADVERTISING, METRO Financial Services.

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, Mr 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 FSD France S.A.S.2, Montauban, France – Board of Directors (Chairman)
  • Hospitality Digital GmbH2 – Advisory 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

2011 – 2014
METRO Cash & Carry France
VP CFO / DAF

2008 – 2010
METRO Cash & Carry Italy
VP CFO / DAF

2005 – 2008
METRO Cash & Carry Hungary
CEO / DG

2001 – 2005
METRO Cash & Carry France
Controlling Director

2000 – 2001
METRO Cash & Carry France
Controlling Manager

1992 – 2000
Marks & Spencer, Frankreich
in different positions, inter alia Controlling Manager, Accounting Manager

1988 – 1992
Habitat, France
Controller Europa, Treasury Manager

Curriculum Vitae Eric Poirier, PDF 125 KB

2 intercompany mandate

Status: 12 May 2021

Eric Poirier, Chief Operating Officer (HoReCa Cluster)

Eric Poirier