Jan WernerHead of Legal Services International at METRO AG & Chairman of the Supply Chain Committee, EuroCommerce
Jan is Head of Legal Services International at METRO AG. He joined Metro in 2005. Before that he was Legal Counsel at Continental AG, a tire and automotive parts manufacturer.
As Head of Legal Services International Jan is overlooking legal matters for Metro in 16 countries, covering Asia and Middle & Eastern Europe. This covers especially expansion, new market entries and regulatory restrictions on operations for traders, especially in Eastern Europe.
Further, Jan is Chairman of the Supply Chain Committee at Eurocommerce, the largest European association representing retail and wholesale. In this role he is involved in the discussions about the changing environment for retail and wholesale and all supply chain matters. Current discussions center around the revision of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER), the Horizontal Guidelines digitalization of retail and the implementation of the Unfair Trade Practices regulation in the EU countries.
Jan is admitted to the German bar and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of Georgia.