Gerwin Leppink – Europe Representative
Company Name – Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)
Bio – As the Europe Representative at Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), Gerwin Leppink has an advisory role in managing relationships with European buyers, brands and retailers and other stakeholders. He has joined WRAP in 2017. Mr. Leppink has more than 25 years of experience in the garment and textile business in Europe and Asia. His focus is global sourcing, supply chain management and social compliance. Previously he was Director Strategic Procurement Offices of the German retailer NKD Services GmbH, General Manager Asia of Fashion Linq Asia Limited in Hong Kong, General Manager Li & Fung Trading Service Co. in Shanghai, and Purchase Manager of Promtex GmbH in Germany. He also held several positions at Jomo International Holdings BV in The Netherlands and China. Further he worked as an independent consultant and expert with Kurt Salmon, TÜV Rheinland, Kerkhoff Consulting and JE Austin. Mr. Leppink received his engineering degree in Fashion and Textile Technologies from University of Applied Sciences Saxion (formerly ‘De Maere’) in The Netherlands and a graduate certificate in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Apparel Business from the University of Delaware.