India can emerge as the largest market for Metro: Arvind Mediratta4 min read 15 Aug 2016, 12:36 AM IST
Metro Cash and Carry CEO Arvind Mediratta on the German company's India strategy and ensuring profitable growth
Arvind Mediratta is known for setting up the cash-and-carry business for US retailer Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in India. This February, after a two-year stint at Wal-Mart Stores in the US, Mediratta returned to India as the managing director and chief executive officer of Metro Cash and Carry India Pvt. Ltd, the local arm of German wholesaler Metro AG, a rival of Wal-Mart. After six months at the helm, Mediratta sat down with the German parent to finalise a five-year strategic plan for India—one of the most important markets for Metro.