Gilles Létourneau joined Henderson Logistics after 30 years as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for a number of private companies involved in importing, manufacture and distribution of products including consumer goods, industrial and commercial equipment, medical devices and building services. These roles have involved business strategy development for company activities throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region. This has given Gilles a strong background in managing the supply and distribution of goods and in key fields of performance improvement.
Through his private sector career, Gilles has been involved in managing numerous projects in local and international transportation, in house and outsourced warehousing, procurement and in upgrading of supply chains to meet current high customer demands. These projects have led to improved business efficiencies and reduced costs as well as meeting organisational strategic objectives. In previous roles with companies such as Nilfisk, Synthes and Kwikform, he has led and managed teams to achieve performance and cost improvements throughout the supply chain and in internal reorganisations.
In his role of Senior Consultant at Henderson Logistics, Gilles has assisted companies such as Epson, Jasco and Scientific Games by bringing a wealth of experience that can focus on key aspects in supply chain effectiveness. From previous operating experience and projects with Henderson Logistics, Gilles has developed a thorough understanding and sound expertise in network modelling, distribution strategy, supply chain efficiencies plus outsourcing and transport planning.
Gilles holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke, Canada. He is also a current member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA), and of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec (CPA). He has been in Australia now for over 33 years assisting many companies to improve performance and profitability.