Adrian Ariciu


Adrian Ariciu has a PhD in economics and over 20 years of experience in developing and implementing business strategies, always boosting team performance with focus on the wholesale industry.

He started his career with METRO, in the early 2000s. Over the years, he has held various commercial roles, coordinating the strategy of several departments within the organisation. He has gained local and international experience in commercial turnaround based on efficient business planning and cost leadership, has extensive experience in implementing innovative initiatives that ease the customers access to goods and services. With a high appetite for digitalization, for setting-up high standards and business ethics, Adrian has been leading METRO Romania’s operations as Chief Executive Officer since August 2020.Adrian describes himself as an energetic person, with high focus on customer centricity and authentic leadership.