Olaf Koch

Summarized Biography

Olaf Koch started his professional career in 1994 as Manager for Finance Process and Systems at Daimler-Benz AG.He founded his own IT company before returning to the Daimler group in 1998. Later he became Head of the Network Trading Division. He then held various positions in the Daimler Group and was appointed to the Executive Board of the Mercedes Car Group.

In October 2007 he went to the Permira investment company and took over the position of Managing Director. Among other things he was a member of the Supervisory Board of Hugo Boss AG.

Koch joined Metro AG as CFO in September 2009 and was appointed CEO in 2012. Olaf Koch is to drive the reorganization of the company, which he initiated as CFO.

He supports many accelerated programs and other occasions of helping start-ups to grow their business.  

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