Biography

Jean-Philippe Bailly

Chief operating officer, Kering

Jean-Philippe Bailly became Kering’s chief operating officer in April 2016. He is responsible for the Group’s supply chain, logistics and industrial operations worldwide.

He joined Kering from Richemont, where he was director of Supply Chain & Procurement, responsible for the global supply chain, compliance and procurement functions. He was initially hired by Richemont in 2000 to develop a globally integrated strategy and logistics organisation.

Prior to Richemont, Mr Bailly was director of logistics and procurement for the European distribution division of Valeo, were he was later appointed director of operations, responsible for the industrial and commercial development of a Valeo Group joint venture. He began his career in the United States, in marketing and publishing in the American professional sports industry.

A French national, Mr Bailly is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ISLI Kedge Business School in France.