Belgian Olivier Van den Bossche, who has been working for Metro since 2017, will lead operations at international lifestyle retailer Rituals from 1 January.
"From 1 January 2021, I will join the Rituals team as COO," reports Van den Bossche to the editors of RetailDetail. He joined Metro in September 2017 as operational manager for countries in Central and Eastern Europe and for retail operations worldwide.
Olivier Van den Bossche is not lacking in retail experience: he started his career in retail in March 2000 at Maxi GB/Carrefour Belgium. In September 2003 he joined Galeria Inno, and in July 2007 he was appointed CEO of Galeria Kaufhof. Between 2015 and 2017 he was CEO of HBC Europe.