Cosmin Costea

Managing Partner

Cosmin Costea founded Costea Consulting, following a solid 15 years successful management career with strong track record of performance in E-commerce, Digital Marketing & OmniChannel Retail.
Prior to founding Costea Consulting, Cosmin managed the entire local E-commerce business at METRO, a success story for all of  METRO’s online  business in Central and Eastern Europe.
Cosmin is frequently  quoted by publications such as the Wall-Street journal in Romania and a sough-after speaker at events in the areas of  E-commerce, OmniChannel, Digital Transformation and Marketing Strategy.
Cosmin has his diploma in computer engineering, with UK  Executive MBA  from The University of Sheffield.

Experience and Achievements

e-Commerce Manager

E-commerce Manager, Metro Cash and Carry Romania.
Managed the entire local METRO Hybris E-commerce business, with the following achievements:
• Board level strategy definition
• Excellent results at the METRO E-business audit.
• 2012 and 2013: exceed sales and profitability targets
• Increased sales on OmniChannel (online+offline) customers by 25%.

Business Consultant

Hybris Business Consultant for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) SAP.
Business Development, Pre-sales, Sales, Digital business blueprint and implementation support of SAP Hybris platforms for E-commerce, Marketing, Cloud for Sales, Cloud for Service.

Council Member, GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group)

Business consultant for: E-commerce, OmniChannel retail, Digital Transformation.

Honors and Awards


Negotiations Seminar, The University Of Sheffield. Achieved: July 2013.
Executive Coaching Seminar, The University Of Sheffield. Achieved: April 2014.
International Strategic Management Workshop, The University Of Sheffield. Attended: April 2014.
Leadership skills in a V.U.C.A. world, The University Of Sheffield. Achieved: April 2014.


Support and development of the local e-Commerce market, GPeC eCommerce Awards. Received: November 2013