The Management Board
Olaf Koch, Chairman of the Management Board
Corporate Communications, Corporate Group Strategy/M&A, Corporate Legal Affairs & Compliance, Corporate Office, Corporate Public Policy, METRO Cash & Carry, Real
Olaf Koch took over as Chairman of the Management Board of METRO AG on 1 January 2012 and is appointed until 13 September 2015. He also serves as CEO of METRO Cash & Carry. The 43-year-old joined the Management Board of METRO AG as CFO in September 2009. He previously worked for the financial investor Permira. Koch, who holds a degree in business administration, launched his career in 1994 at Daimler-Benz AG. Between 2002 and 2007, he was a member of the board of management of Mercedes Car Group.
Mark Frese, Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Accounting, Corporate Group Tax, Corporate Investor Relations, Corporate Risk Management & Internal Control Finance, Group Finance (Corporate Planning & Controlling, Corporate Treasury, Corporate Group Financial Services), Galeria Kaufhof, MIB METRO GROUP Insurance Broker, METRO PROPERTIES
Mark Frese was named Chief Financial Officer of METRO AG on 1 January 2012. The 49-year-old is appointed until 31 December 2014. He has also served as CFO of METRO Cash & Carry since April 2012. Frese has worked for METRO GROUP since 1994. Following managerial positions at group subsidiary Galeria Kaufhof, he became the divisional head of Planning & Controlling at METRO AG in 2009. In September 2010, he took over as CFO of METRO Cash & Carry Europe/MENA.
Pieter Haas, Member of the Management Board
Business Innovation/New Ventures, IT Management/METRO SYSTEMS, Media-Saturn
Pieter Haas has been a member of the Management Board since 1 April 2013 and is appointed until 31 March 2016. He previously worked for the sales line Media-Saturn. In 2001, he took on the role of managing director at the sales line’s Dutch subsidiary. Haas was appointed to the management board of Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH as COO in 2008. In the ten years leading up to his career at Media-Saturn, the 50-year-old economist held leadership roles at various companies.
Heiko Hutmacher, Member of the Management Board and Chief Human Resources Officer
Human Resources (Corporate House of Learning, Corporate Performance & Rewards including International Payroll & HR Financials, Group Labour Relations & Labour Law, HR Operations including HR Reporting, HR Organisation Development, Processes & IT, Talent Management, Leadership & Change), Group Internal Audit, MGT METRO GROUP Travel Services
Heiko Hutmacher joined the Management Board of METRO AG in October 2011 taking charge of human resources. In April 2012, the 56-year-old also assumed responsibility for human resources at METRO Cash & Carry. Hutmacher holds a degree in business management and has more than 30 years of experience in human resources management at such companies as IBM and Akzo Nobel. Heiko Hutmacher is appointed until 30 September 2017.