Dr. Hans Joachim Körber
Dr. Hans Joachim Körber was CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of the METRO Group.
He started his career within the R.A. Oetker Group where he held several senior management positions. In 1985 he joined the SB Großmärkte, a legal predecessor of METRO AG and was senior executive in different group companies in Germany and abroad, before he became a member of the Management Board.
He headed the Management Board of the METRO Group as President and CEO from 1999 to 2007. Hans-Joachim Körber serves on a number of boards internationally.