Gernot Lenz is the Chief Operating Officer, Tommy Hilfiger and PVH Europe. In this function, Gernot is responsible for overseeing Omnichannel Strategy & Services, Operations, Logistics and IT. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer for PVH Europe in April 2013 and added the function for Tommy Hilfiger in September 2014.
Gernot joined Tommy Hilfiger in 2007 as a Business Development Manager based in Amsterdam. He was promoted to Vice President, Strategic Planning, in 2009 and transitioned to the Tommy Hilfiger Europe organization in April 2010 as Senior Vice President, Operations. Prior to joining Tommy Hilfiger, Gernot worked for Bain & Company for seven years.
Gernot graduated from Ingolstadt School of Management (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt) with a degree in Business Administration and received a PhD in Public Health Management from TU Dresden (Dresden University of Technology).