Le Bleis will join Burberry from Lacoste in Paris, where he is currently executive vice president of group operations. He has previously held senior positions at Carrefour and Nestle and has also worked at Michelin and Hewlett Packard after starting his career at KPMG.
Gobbetti said: “We are delighted to welcome Jerome Le Bleis as our new chief supply chain officer. Jerome has excellent experience leading high performing teams and shares our values making him a great fit culturally.
“I am looking forward to working with him as we continue to strengthen the Burberry brand and position the business for growth.”