Pountcheva, Global Director Corporate Responsibility & Senior Vice
President of METRO AG was
born at Bulgaria’s capital Sofia.
studied at the Technical University and the National School of Economics of her hometown
receiving a Master of Science and Master of Business Economics.
academic career, she went to INSEAD, London Business School and Cambridge University
where she completed various postgraduate programs.
started her professional career in engineering in 1988 at Vitosha Textile
Company. After gaining
first experiences in the textile industry, she changed to the chemical industry
working for BASF
Bulgaria in different representative positions from 1992 to 1998.
Veronika works for METRO and was holding various management positions in
Serbia and Germany in Buying, Operations, Supply Chain and General Management.Thereby she
gained experience in expansion, turnarounds and restructuring. In 2015 she
returned to her home country Bulgaria where she worked as Managing Director of METRO Cash
& Carry Bulgaria before taking over her current position as Global Director
& Senior Vice President. Besides,
Veronika is a passionate start up Mentor and Advocate for Diversity in her role
as LEAD Advisory
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Veronika.