Gianni Leone

Chief Information Officer and Director of Business PMO, International Retail - Walgreens Boots ALLiance

Gianni currently works as Chief Information Officer and Director of Business PMO, International Retail, Walgreens Boots Alliance. Before he has worked for companies such as Ferrero, Gucci, Richemont and Miroglio.

Experienced at directing digital, omni-channel, technology, and business program management functions, with special focus in strategy governance and transformation programs. Background includes setting up new business ventures and overseeing turnaround activities and process and organisation improvements at global levels.

Work Experience

VP, Chief Information Officer and Director of Business PMO, International Retail, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Enable the development of Retail Pharmacy International (excl. UK and Ireland) unit and its related businesses in Americas, Europe and Asia, through the design and implementation of high performance digital and information solutions delivering value in an effective, efficient and innovative way.

In addition to CIO responsibility, manage the portfolio of the key business transformational programs from strategy all way thru execution, ensuring goals are met on time, on budget and on achievement of business benefits

Group Chief Digital & Information Officer, Miroglio Group

Led the omni-channel customer relationships, e-commerce and digital marketing Group worldwide strategies and implementations, thru the coordination of a dedicated multi-functional team devoted to providing digital services to the final customer.

Run main Group change management and business transformation efforts, in areas of enterprise technology transformation, digital strategy, business units’ turnarounds, category management and merchandise planning, in-store innovation services among the others.


Business Technology Advisor, Fashion and Accessories Unit, Richemont

Directed global business processes and technology transformation, working closely with CEO, Director of Strategy, and various brand CEOs and teams to develop objectives for maximizing performance of merchandise planning, order to delivery, and store processes for 3 of company’s main brands.

Group Chief Information and E-business Officer, Gucci

Directed all the technology operations for €4B multi-brand luxury goods company, supervising staff across 10 locations in Europe, US, and Asia.

Developed and run IT strategies, maximising the exploitation of synergies at Group level in a period of continuous business growth.

Additionally to CIO role, led e-business for all the Divisions of the Group, managing strategy, operations, digital marketing and technology with co-accountability on the profit and loss for the channel.


Polytechnic University of Turin

Electronical Engineering, IT Specialization