Léon has over 30 years of experience in the specialty retail sector.
He was a co-founder of Mitiska, formerly a listed holding company in Brussels with stakes in several retail companies such as Carpetland, Brantano, AS adventure and Fun.
In addition, he holds directorships in De Persgroep (B), Vente-Exclusive.com (B), Audley Capital (UK) and the Stanhope Capital Group.
Previously, Léon worked as an investment banker at White, Weld & Co., New York and Crédit Suisse First Boston in London.
Léon holds a degree in Commercial Engineering from the University of Leuven, Belgium and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Commerce and Finance of the University of Pennsylvania.