Franco Liebenberg

Director at GLS International

Mr. Franco Liebenberg who is Director at GLS International has joined the Advisory Board of the 6th International Procurement and Supply Chain Conference by Blue Ocean.

Franco Liebenberg who is a young entrepreneur, passionate about business and people has been tasked by Supergroup with the business setup and development of the GCC market for various retail supply chain services under the name of GLS International.

Franco grew up in a family business specializing in outsourced retail distribution and transport. With his passion for supply chain, he ventured to Boston Massachusetts to complete his degree with a double major in Supply Chain Management and Financial Accounting.

After his studies, he joined Bose Corporation at their international head office in Framingham Massachusetts where he developed various systems, the most notable being a cost savings tracking system for the direct procurement department. In 2018 the call came to join the family business, Lieben group, where he assumed the role of project executive in the GLS Supply Chain Equipment division and served on the group’s management board. The Lieben group was acquired by Supergroup, a listed supply chain conglomerate with international operations. This was done to bolster Supergroup’s retail supply chain services offering.