Peter Maly was born on 6 May 1968 and raised in Hirzenhain, Hessen.
He joined the REWE Group in 2005. Subsequently, he assumed various sales management roles in REWE’s full-range business, including management of REWE Region Nord in Norderstedt. He was appointed as a member of the Executive Board for the REWE Group in March 2016, where he was responsible for 3,700 REWE markets nationally. Since January 2023, Peter Maly has been a member of the REWE Group Management Board and, as REWE Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for REWE’s full-range business in Germany as well as for logistics and supply chain management across the Group.
After completing his secondary school studies and military service, Peter Maly studied economics at the University of Giessen. He completed his master’s degree in 1994. Subsequently, he began his management career in the food retail sector as a regional manager in Hamburg, quickly taking on management duties in sales at a number of well-known German food retailers. He was the head of sales for Globus superstores, Kaiser + Kellermann oHG, Kirchhunderm when it was acquired by the REWE Group in 2005 and he joined the new company.
Peter Maly is married and the father of two daughters.