Cergy, 7 April 2016 – SPIE announces the appointment of Laurent Leschi as Group Purchasing Director. His appointment is effective as of 17 March 2016.
Laurent Leschi is a graduate in engineering from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie et de Physique in Bordeaux and holds a master's degree in industrial and supply chain logistics from the Institut Supérieur de Logistique Industrielle (Bordeaux). He began his career in supply chain and purchasing functions in the automotive sector at PSA Group, Siemens Automotive and subsequently Case New Holland.
In 2001, he joined Lafarge as Purchasing, Quality and Environment Director (France). Within the Lafarge Group, he went on to work as Purchasing and Supply Chain Director (Greece), European and Global Sourcing Director, Purchasing and Supply Chain Director and Director of the Organisation and ERP Project for South-East Asia.
Laurent Leschi will carry out his new role alongside Pablo Ibáñez, Group Director of Operational Support.