Ivonne Julitta Bollow is Global Director Corporate Public Policy at METRO AG and in this position responsible for representing METRO’s national and international interests.
She has worked for METRO since 2013 and has previously headed the International Relations unit. Prior to that, she worked for the German Bundestag and the Federal Foreign Office.
Ivonne Julitta Bollow studied Political Science and Eastern European Studies at the University of Hamburg.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /ib.
Markus Stolz is Head of Public Policy Operations in the Corporate Public Policy division of METRO AG. In this position, he is responsible for supporting the interest representation of the METRO DE regions, METRO Austria and the real estate company of METRO AG, METRO PROPERTIES.
He began his career at METRO in 1990 and, since the foundation of METRO AG, he has helped to build and implement its interest representation in various managerial functions.
Markus Stolz studied Marketing and Human Resources at the University of Paderborn, Germany.
At @METRO_Politics he tweets using the identifier /ms.
Moritz Seiler is Manager International Affairs in the Corporate Public Policy division of METRO AG. In this capacity, he is responsible for the political representation of the interests of METRO AG and its sales divisions, in particular METRO Wholesale and Classic Fine Foods, in Asia and other countries.
He previously worked for DEKRA e.V. and was responsible for representing the interests of the Industrial business unit of DEKRA SE in Berlin.
Moritz Seiler studied Public Administration at the University of Potsdam and the University of California at Berkeley.
At @METRO_Politics he tweets using the identifier /mcs.
Mark Alexander Friedrich is Manager International Affairs and in this function represents the interests of METRO AG and the sales divisions in Central and Eastern Europe.
He has been with METRO since 2017 and previously worked for the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Germany and abroad.
Mark Alexander Friedrich studied European Studies and International Relations in Maastricht, Istanbul and Budapest.
At @METRO_Politics he tweets using the identifier /maf.
Ali Ziadlou Rad is Issue Manager Corporate Public Policy at METRO AG and, as Expert Content Manager, responsible for the digital presence of the Corporate Public Policy division.
Before joining METRO, he worked as a communication specialist for various start-ups in the restaurant and catering industry. Prior to that, he worked as a project manager in the hotel industry.
Ali Ziadlou Rad studied Media and Cultural Studies at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf.
At @METRO_Politics he tweets using the identifier /ar.
Lars Jope is Director Public Policy Germany and heads the National Policy unit and the Berlin representative office of METRO AG.
Previously, the lawyer and public affairs manager worked for associations in the energy industry in Berlin and at EU level in Brussels.
Lars Jope studied Law at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He completed his legal traineeship at the Higher Regional Court of Schleswig, Germany. He obtained a Master of Business Administration at the Quadriga University in Berlin, specialising in Public Affairs and Leadership.
His focus is on interest representation with regard to tariff policy issues and digitisation.
At @METRO_Politics he tweets using the identifier /lj.
Andrea-Louise Müller works in METRO’s Berlin office as Head of Economic Analyses in the Corporate Public Policy division.
After studying economics in Munich and Copenhagen, Andrea-Louise Müller earned her doctorate with a thesis on competition policy in Düsseldorf. There, she also worked as a consultant on regulatory issues at DICE Consult before moving to METRO’s strategy division in 2015.
Her focus is on interest representation in the areas of energy & climate and mobility.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /am.
Stefanie Awe works in METRO’s Berlin office as Head of Consumer Policy in the Corporate Public Policy division. She has been part of the Berlin office team since October 2013.
After studying Social, Legal and Political Sciences in Bielefeld, Göteborg and Berlin, Stefanie Awe worked as a consultant for Hering Schuppener Consulting and for Commerzbank AG’s inhouse consulting department.
She focuses on interest representation with regard to consumer policy issues at the national level and supervises publications and event formats of the Corporate Public Policy division.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /sta.
Franziska Stasik has been working at METRO’s Berlin office since September 2018 as Manager National Policy in the Corporate Public Policy division.
After studying Business Communication at the HTW University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, the author and media consultant worked in the editorial departments of various political talk shows in Berlin, most recently as Deputy Editorial Director at “ANNE WILL”.
Her main focus lies in the interest representation regarding environmental policy issues as well as the SME sector.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /fs.
Maria Heider joined METRO’s Corporate Public Policy division as Director EU Affairs in the Brussels office in May 2015.
In this position, her responsibility is to contribute METRO’s expertise as an important global and European trading company to the progress of European integration as well as the Single Market by closely aligning with the European institutions and stakeholders in the European civil society.
Maria Heider has worked in politics for many years – most of the time in the German Federal Parliament, the European Commission and the German Federal Ministry of Finance.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /mh.
Başak Babaoğlu joined the METRO office in Brussels as Manager EU Affairs in November 2016.
She studied Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg, Germany; European Studies at the University of Leiden, Netherlands, and the İstanbul Bilgi University and Economics at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.
Before joining the Brussels office, Başak Babaoglu worked as the Ankara Representative of METRO in Turkey. Prior to METRO, she worked on EU-funded projects in Turkey to support public institutions in implementing the EU acquis in the fields of environmental, public health and justice and home affairs legislation.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /bb.
Clara Salarich-Ortega joined METRO’s representative office in Brussels as Manager EU Affairs in September 2017.
After studying Political Science and International Relations at the University of Granada, Spain, and Exeter, UK, she completed an M.A. in European Political and Administrative Studies at the College of Europe Bruges, Belgium.
Before joining METRO, Clara Salarich-Ortega gained expertise in the fields of EU policy and communications through different positions in public affairs (in Berlin and Brussels), the NGO/philanthropic sector and the European Parliament.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /cs.
Alexey Grigoriev joined METRO AG Corporate Public Policy as Vice President and Head of Moscow Representative office in 2013.
Prior to METRO, Alexey worked for Siemens Russia as Corporate Communications Director responsible for Marketing Communications, PR, GR and Corporate Office. He changed to Siemens from the Russian Foreign Service, having had different positions in the Foreign Ministry, the Office of the Russian Government as well as at Soviet/Russian Embassies in Berlin and Bonn.
Alexey represents interests of METRO AG in Russia building relationships to public stakeholders on national level and within the Eurasian Economic Union, coordinating METRO lobbying activities, engaging in business associations and providing expertise and support to MCC Russia.
Alexey studied International Law at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, and post-graduated there with the title of Candidate of Legal Sciences.
At @METRO_Politics he tweets using the identifier /ag.
Alexander Perekrest is GR Director in the Corporate Public Policy division of METRO AG Moscow Representative office.
Alexander is responsible for lobbying activities on a number of topics and for managing relations with federal and regional authorities and relevant business associations.
After graduating from the Moscow State Linguistic University with a diploma in Conference Interpreting and Translation (English and French languages) he was recruited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on diplomatic position at the Russian Embassy in the Republic of Mali in Western Africa. Later he worked for Renault Russia in the GR department. 2014 he became a proud member of METRO team.
At @METRO_Politics he tweets using the identifier /ap.
Yana Shishkina changed from METRO C&C Russia to the METRO AG Representative Office Moscow in July 2018, as the Regional Government Relations Manager.
Her main focuses are to build and maintain relationships and communication with authorities in the 51 regions of METRO C&C presence in Russia, to promote interests of SMEs in HoReCa and trade towards federal and regional stakeholders and to coordinate METRO participation in selected business associations.
Yana joined METRO Cash&Carry Russia just after her University graduation in 2011 and gained initial experience in store administrations and customer management team before her promotion to the MCC Russia GR department.
Yana Shishkina studied Linguistics at the Udmurt State University, Russia.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /ys.
Ksenia changed in July 2018, from MCC Russia GR department to the METRO AG Representative Office Moscow Policy.
Being part of this team she is responsible for developing relationships with business associations, suppliers and regional authorities and for lobbying activities in selected topics.
Ksenia started to work for Metro Cash&Carry, Russia, in 2011.
She graduated in political science from the Russian Peoples Friendship University, Moscow.
At @METRO_Politics she tweets using the identifier /ko.