Metro In Motion: ESM Meets Olaf Koch, CEO, Metro AG
It’s been a busy couple of years at wholesale giant Metro. Following the historic demerger of the business in mid-2017, this year has similarly seen a few hurdles to overcome. Stephen Wynne-Jones met Olaf Koch, the group’s chief executive. This article first appeared in ESM Issue 5 2018.
It’s been three years since ESM sat down with Olaf Koch, the chief executive of Metro AG, and to say that the business has seen some changes in that time would be an understatement.
Last year, the conglomerate formerly known as Metro Group completed a historic demerger, separating its core wholesale and retail operations (which now encompass the Metro of today) from its consumer electronics division, Ceconomy.
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