Kubilay Özerkan

Overview of 2018

Kubilay Özerkan serves as the Chairman of the Board of Turkish Federation of Shopping Centers and Retailers (TAMPF) that unites the six prominent associations of retail and shopping industry.

Taking various positions at the Metro Group since 1997, Özerkan has acted as the Member of Board of Directors of Metro Cash & Carry Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria from 2000 to 2005, the Member of Board of Directors of Real Hypermarkets Romania and Ukraine from 2005 to 2008, and the Managing Director of Real Hypermarkets Turkey from 2008 to 2011. Özerkan has been appointed as the CEO of Metro Cash & Carry Turkey in 2011 and still continues with the same position.

Working with the principle of protecting the Turkish gastronomy and values since the very first day of his appointment, Kubilay Özerkan has inspired the sector with his efforts on sustainable agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery.

Özerkan will evaluate the repercussions of the current global and local developments on retail industry. He will discuss what lessons must be learned from 2017 and what we should expect from 2018.

A critical session to grasp today and set a course for our future.