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METRO new competencies within Management Board
Jan '08
METRO Group's Supervisory Board determines new Management Board competencies. Frans Muller, as member of METRO Group's Management Board, takes over as CEO at Metro Cash & Carry.

Thomas Unger additionally assumes responsibility for METRO Group's property portfolio and Zygmunt Mierdorf will also be responsible for procurement and logistics.

“By integrating the position of Metro Cash & Carry's CEO into the Management Board of METRO Group and reorganising the competencies therein, we can strengthen the Group and thus lay the foundation for the further value-orientated development of the company”, said Dr. Eckhard Cordes, CEO of METRO Group.

“We sincerely regret Thomas Hübner leaving Metro Cash & Carry. Under his management, Metro Cash & Carry grew outstandingly and extended its worldwide market leadership position sustainably.

Therewith he contributed substantially to METRO Group's international success. With Frans Muller we accomplish a smooth handover. Frans is a highly skilled, international Cash & Carry expert.”

Frans Muller joined METRO Group in 1997 as Country Manager for Makro Cash & Carry in the Netherlands. Later, as board member of Metro Cash & Carry, he was responsible for the regions Eastern Europe and Russia, as well as Asia/Pacific.

In 2005 the Dutchman took over as head of the central procurement company, MGB Metro Group Buying. In this role he joined the Management Board of METRO Group a year later and becamealso responsible for logistics.


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