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Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India

Speakers

Mr. Pieter Boone

Mr. Pieter Boone

Designation : COO Metro AG and CEO

Company : Metro Cash and Carry

Industry : Wholesale/cash and carry

Headquarters : Germany

Speaking in : Plenary Session 1 India - The Preferred Investment Destination

Global Presence :

  • METRO Cash & Carry is a part of METRO AG - A leading international wholesale and food retail, operating in 35 countries with 150,000 employees

India Presence :

  • Currently have 24 operational wholesale centres – 6 in Bangalore, 4 in Hyderabad, 2 each in Mumbai and Delhi, and 1 each in Kolkata, Jalandhar, Zirakpur, Amritsar, Lucknow, Vijayawada, Indore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Surat.

Company Profile :

  • METRO Cash & Carry is an international self-service wholesaler. It is the largest sales division of the German trade and retail giant Metro AG.
  • Metro Cash & Carry is the largest wholesaler in India
  • METRO Cash & Carry commenced operations in India in 2003 with the opening of its first wholesale distribution Centre in India at Yeshwantpur, Bangalore. It is the country’s first HACCP-certified wholesaler.
  • Company has invested Rs 2,300 Cr in India so far and aims to open 50 stores across the country by 2020 with an estimated investment of about Rs 1,690 crore

Personal Profile :

  • Pieter C. Boone is Chief Operating Officer of METRO AG since March 2017. He serves as a Member of the Board of METRO AG and CEO of METRO Cash& Carry since July 2015. From 2012 till 2015, Pieter was Managing Director and CEO of METRO Cash& Carry Russia. Before joining METRO, Pieter worked in different executive positions with MAKRO, an international brand of wholesale clubs, owned by METRO AG and SHV Holdings (Utrecht), e.g. as  Managing Director of MAKRO subsidiaries in Manila/ Philippines and in Kuala Lumpur/ Malaysia. Pieter holds a degree in Business Economics and Administration at from the European University of Antwerp/ Belgium.

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