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Burberry appoints new chief supply chain officer

Fashion retailer Burberry has announced that Jerome Le Bleis has been appointed chief supply chain officer, effective 1 January 2020.

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.

In his new role, Le Bleis will lead Burberry’s supply chain team from London. He will start on 6 January and will report to CEO Marco Gobbetti.

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.”

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