Chief Executive Officer of METRO PROPERTIES
The Frenchman Jean-Christophe Bretxa, as the CEO of METRO PROPERTIES, is responsible for the international retail real estate portfolio of METRO GROUP and the approximately 600 employees of the real estate company. Bretxa came to METRO PROPERTIES in June 2011, as the Managing Director for the region of West Europe. Since June 2012, he has been the CEO of METRO PROPERTIES.
As the Managing Director for the region of West Europe at METRO PROPERTIES, Bretxa was already responsible for the real estate business in Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Turkey. Previously, Jean-Christophe Bretxa worked for the international retail real estate company Redevco, where he most recently managed the retail business in France and Switzerland as the Managing Director. Until 2006, he worked for Axa Reim, where he had overall responsibility for twelve real estate funds. Bretxa began his career in the trade sector in 1988, as the Director of Property Services at the French retail and wholesale company Printemps. After that, he held various positions in the field of real estate management at the French supermarket chain Continent (Promodès) and the Carrefour retail and wholesale group.