Divisional CEO Rubber Reinforcement
Member of the Bekaert Group Executive
Arnaud Lesschaeve (1969) joined Bekaert on 1 June 2019. He began his career with Valeo in 1994, first in quality and later as purchasing manager. He gained additional expertise in the procurement, operations and supply chain domains during his 8 years as a consultant with KPMG and AT Kearney respectively.
In 2003, Arnaud joined Faurecia, one of the largest international automotive suppliers, and took on several executive positions in purchasing before he was appointed Asia Division VP of a business unit, based in China. From 2013 to 2018, Arnaud extended his career in the automotive supply sector when he joined the leadership team of GKN Driveline, initially as COO, then as President for Asia Pacific - based in Singapore - and finally as CEO of the joint systems division, before returning to Valeo as VP Thermal Systems.
Arnaud Lesschaeve, French national, graduated in Finance and Business Administration from the Dauphine University in Paris and holds a Master’s degree in Purchasing from M.A.I. Management School in Bordeaux.