Olaf Koch is CEO of Metro.
Olaf Koch has been with METRO AG since 2009 when he was appointed a member of the Management Board serving as Chief Financial Officer until December 2011. As of January 2012, Olaf Koch was appointed Chairman of the Management Board.
Prior to joining METRO, Olaf was Managing Director Operations at the Private Equity company Permira Beteiligungsberatung GmbH which he joined after a tenure at Daimler Chrysler AG, having occupied a number of managerial positions: from 2002 to 2007 he was Member of the Management Board of the Mercedes Car Group, responsible for Finance, Controlling and Strategy. Prior positions at Daimler Chrysler AG included an appointment as Vice President for Corporate e-Business, and Director of Corporate e-Business Strategy and Corporate War Room.