Public-MediaMarkt appoints ex-Amazon executive as CEO


The Board of Directors of PMM, (Public-MediaMarkt), the leading omni-channel retailer in household appliances, consumer electronics and entertainment products in Greece and Cyprus, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joern Taubert as chief executive officer of the company.

Joern Taubert brings to the company a wealth of e-commerce and marketplace experience, having served at Amazon Germany as Vice President of household appliances, consumer electronics, toys, home and garden products. Most recently he held the position of Group CEO for the German online marketplace, Verivox, a technology company and online marketplace for home services with a focus on energy, banking, insurance and telecoms. Prior to that he was the managing director at Sonos for the USA & Mexico, and at Sony, where he demonstrated a track record for successful e-commerce strategies.

Chairman of PMM Board of Directors, Piet Coelewij, comments “We are delighted to welcome Joern Taubert as CEO of Public-MediaMarkt.  We are confident that the wealth of customer-centric e-commerce and retail experience he brings will enable him to execute our e-commerce strategy successfully.”

Commenting on his appointment, Joern Taubert said, “I am very proud to join PMM, the leading omni-channel retailer in Greece and Cyprus. The company is enjoying significant growth momentum due to the scalability of its marketplace and its unique portfolio coming from the collaboration of its distinct brands, Public and MediaMarkt.”

“Joern joins PMM at a pivotal moment for our business, following significant investments in our e-commerce technology and logistics capabilities. His deep expertise will be vital for the company to realise its strategic transformation.” said Robby Bourlas, CEO of Olympia Group. 

PMM (Public-MediaMarkt) is the leading omni-channel retailer in Greece and Cyprus. Its holistic strategy combines the best customer experience from physical stores, e-commerce, and marketplace. The company invests heavily in e-commerce technology and logistics to ensure offering the best services to its customers while sustaining a strong growth momentum.