METRO SYSTEMS Romania extends its Management Board

01/07/2020

METRO SYSTEMS Romania, serving as a leading tech unit for METRO’s global business, extends its Management Board with Mihai Dan Nadăș, who joins as Managing Director starting 1st of July 2020. In his role, he will further strengthen the leading position of METRO SYSTEMS on the Romanian IT market.

Nadăș, who prior to joining METRO SYSTEMS Romania served as Co-Chief Executive Officer (Co-CEO) and Executive Board Member at the international IT services provider ACCESA, will head METRO SYSTEMS Romania together with Jürgen Boekholt. Besides strengthening the position of METRO SYSTEMS as a leading tech provider with unique company culture, his focus will be to transform the company into a product-led technology unit driven by innovation and business sense. Nadăș will report to Timo Salzsieder, Chief Solution Officer (CSO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) of METRO AG.

Mihai Dan Nadăș has gained extensive international IT experience in all areas of an IT business – from R&D, delivery, HR to sales and marketing, legal and compliance and corporate finance. Following a technical and executive career at Yonder, a technical partner for software vendors owned by the Canadian conglomerate Constellation Software, he joined ACCESA in 2015 where he started as Chief Operations Officer (COO), to later step up as Co-CEO and Executive Board Member.

"In Mihai Dan Nadăș we are gaining an experienced and competent executive who developed his expertise as an IT manager in an environment marked by disruption and innovation. In his role as Managing Director for METRO SYSTEMS Romania, he is the right choice for us to advance the further transformation of our IT business,” says Timo Salzsieder, CSO/CIO of METRO AG.

The IT unit of METRO is operating under the name METRONOM on the German market and with its daughter company as METRO SYSTEMS in Romania. With the reorganization of all IT employees of METRO under the umbrella of METRONOM and METRO SYSTEMS, METRO underscores its claim of being an international tech player in the wholesale and food retail sector.

 

Innovation, performance and customized information technology (IT) services and solutions in international wholesale trade - all offered by METRO SYSTEMS Romania, both globally and tailored to the individual local needs of all METRO Cash & Carry sales lines in 25 countries in Europe and Asia.

Founded in 2005, METRO SYSTEMS Romania is the product company of METRO, developing specific solutions and products along the full value chain and leading edge-software engineering, with offices in Bucharest, Brașov and Cluj-Napoca. In 2018, the company launched Tech’n Trade concept in Cluj-Napoca, accommodating an incubator for startups, tech professionals and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas in the wholesale area and a community for tech enthusiasts.

Together with METRONOM (Germany), the company represents the tech division of METRO.

METRO is a leading international wholesale company with food and non-food assortments that specialises on serving the needs of hotels, restaurants and caterers (HoReCa) as well as independent traders. Around the world, METRO has some 16 million customers who can choose whether to shop in one of the large-format stores, order online and collect their purchases at the store or have them delivered. METRO in addition also supports the competitiveness of entrepreneurs and own businesses with digital solutions and thereby contributes to cultural diversity in retail and hospitality. Sustainability is a key pillar of METRO’s business. METRO has been the European sector leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The company operates in 34 countries and employs more than 100,000 people worldwide. In financial year 2018/19, METRO generated sales of €27.1 billion.