Mission Accomplished? Olaf Koch To Depart A Much-Transformed Metro
Announcing the decision to promote then-CFO Olaf Koch to the position of chief executive back in 2011, wholesaler Metro said that the appointment symbolised a 'timely transfer to a new generation', adding that Koch had already demonstrated 'that he is driving the changes required for the company’s long-term success'.
Fast forward to the present day, and Koch has not just repositioned Metro, he has fundamentally transformed it, streamlining the business around its core wholesale operation.
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