Overall statement by the Management Board of METRO AG on the mid-range course of METRO GROUP

Looking ahead to coming financial years, our goal is to continue increasing the sales and earnings of METRO GROUP. We will continue to sustainably expand METRO GROUP’s position as one of the leading international retail and wholesale companies. In this effort, our multichannel and delivery business offers tremendous growth potential.

We have a successful portfolio of sales lines and countries, qualified employees and a corporate culture that places an emphasis on individual responsibility and entrepreneurial action. For this reason, we feel that METRO GROUP is well positioned for the future.