Luc (French) has served on the companies Executive Committee since 2012 as Global VP Operations (responsible for Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement and Continuous Improvement). In 2018, his remit was expanded to also include Global Research & Development.
Prior to JDE, he led the integrated Global Supply Chain of GrandVision (2009-2012), after spending a large part of his early career in Operations and R&D leadership positions at Danone (1991-1998) and Numico (2003-2006).
To date his career has included postings in Belgium, France, Singapore, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the UK. Luc holds Bachelor degrees in Agriculture and Food Science and is an Invited Professor at IMD.