METRO AG signs corporate declaration on Climate Action Plan 2050 for Germany

The Plan falls in line with METRO GROUP’s own climate action goals for 2030 and with the goals of the Paris Climate Change Conference Strong signal for an ambitious and concrete Climate Action Plan that offers sufficient planning security for companies Climate action creates jobs and makes companies fit for the future 41 companies and […]

METRO AG prepares demerger into two independent and sector focused companies: Wholesale and Food Specialist group, and Consumer Electronics group

Creation of two independent, stock-listed companies as market leaders in their respective sectors Separation of METRO GROUP into a Wholesale and Food Specialist group, and a Consumer Electronics group Both companies with improved focus, quicker decision making processes, more flexibility and improved operational efficiency CEO Koch: “The creation of two independent companies would be the […]

The Local Court in Düsseldorf appointed Gwyn Burr as member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-12-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Local Court in Düsseldorf appointed Gwyn Burr (51), former executive manager at Sainsbury’s, as member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG. In this function, she succeeds Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe who had been appointed Undersecretary of State at the British Department for Business, Innovation & Skills in summer […]

METRO AG extends contract of CEO Olaf Koch

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — The Supervisory Board of METRO AG has, as expected, extended in today’s meeting the contract of the Chief Executive Officer Olaf Koch with unanimous vote. Koch’s current contract, which is running until September 2015, will be renewed until September 2018, the Duesseldorf based retailing and trading group announced on Wednesday. […]