A dual French and German national, Stefan Bürkle is a graduate of École Supérieure de Commerce de Lyon (now emlyon business school) and Germany’s WHU School of Management. He began his career at A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm.
In 2005, he joined Bristol-Myers Squibb as associate director of EMEA Purchasing Systems.
After four years as head of group purchasing at Giraud International, he moved to SNCF in 2010. He worked at Geodis for three years and then became SNCF Group’s Purchasing Director/CPO in 2013.
In mid-2020, he joined SNCF Gares & Connexions to manage and develop its 383 stations in the Paris Region.