October 10th 2019

Disruption in the food trade.

As part of the MCI Alumni & Friends Distinguished Guest Lectures, the Entrepreneurial School® had the honor to welcome Jan Kunath, Deputy Executive Officer of the REWE Group.

Jan Kunath bei seinen Ausführungen am MCI.

Jan Kunath © MCI

Founded in 1927, the REWE Group is one of the leading trading, travel and tourism groups in Europe with 345,000 employees in 15,000 retail stores. The REWE Group achieves an annual total turnover of more than 60 billion euros.

Since Juli 2017 Jahn Kunath is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the REWE Group.

He was born on 19 June 1965 and joined REWE Group in 1992 where he started his career in leading sales positions in the wholesale business. In 2006 he was appointed to the Management Board of REWE Group Austria. From 2007 until 2009 he was Head of the Full-range National Management. In May 2009 he was appointed fully authorized representative of REWE Group for the B2B and Specialist Stores (DIY and consumer electronics) businesses.
As fully authorized representative of REWE Group he has been Head of the Management of PENNY National since September 2010. Jan Kunath studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences of Berlin.  He is married and has two children.