CEO, Makro Nederland
Paulo Peereboom is the Chief Executive Officer at Makro Nederland. He joined Makro Nederland from South African retailer Pick & Pay, where he held the position of group commercial and supply chain director and was also a member of the retailer's executive board.
Prior to that, he was a senior vice president at Ahold, with responsibility for store operations. Paulo Peereboom holds a degree from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Since January 1, 1998, Makro has been part of the German stock exchange-listed METRO AG, an internationally oriented trade and services group. The company has approximately 227,000 employees and more than 2,200 points of sale in 32 countries.
METRO AG achieved a turnover of €59.2 billion in 2014/15. Within METRO AG, Makro Nederland falls under the METRO Cash & Carry sales division. METRO Cash & Carry has more than 750 branches in 25 countries. With more than 105,000 employees, the company achieved worldwide sales of almost €30 billion in 2016/17. Makro in the Netherlands employs around 5,000 people, of which around 300 work at the Makro Head Office.