Profile

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Jan Dunning joined Lenta as CEO in 2009 and was appointed a Director of Lenta Ltd in 2013.

Experience: Prior to joining Lenta, Jan was Operations Director of Metro Cash & Carry Russia and then General Manager of Metro Cash & Carry Ukraine. During his six years with Metro in Russia, the business expanded from four to 48 stores. Jan’s previous experience also includes three years as General Manager of the Lukas Klamer wholesale business, a subsidiary of the Metro Group in the Netherlands, and over ten years with Aldi North. Over the last 25 years, he has worked in a broad range of retail functions including leadership roles in operations, development, sales, marketing, purchasing and finance.

Qualifications: Jan has a History degree from the University of Groningen and an Economics degree from the University of Amsterdam. He also attended management development programmes at INSEAD and the London Business School.