New director at X5This article was originally published in Foodnews
RUSSIAN retail giant, X5 Retail Group, has named Frank Michael Mros as director of the soft discounter format, effective 1 June. Mros has more than 18 years of retail industry experience with Germany’s leading discount chain Lidl. He began his career at Lidl as a retail clerk and worked his way up through management positions in sales and logistics to the senior executive level. As managing director of Lidl Germany, Mros was responsible for 3 000 stores, more than 50 000 employees and turnover of approximately EUR15 billion (USD19.5 billion).