Through the WFSGI, we can raise our voice at global forums and be heard.

Jeff Whalen
Senior Counsel Customs & International Trade, Nike, Inc.

Trade, Containers
Mandate

The Trade Committee is focusing on international trade issues facing the global sporting goods industry, including eliminating trade barriers, defending against trade cases, examining new product safety and testing requirements, removing restrictions that impact WFSGI member company’s supply chains, supporting international trade agreements that benefit the global sporting goods industry.

Activities
  • Joint industry trade cases
  • Dialog with WTO and permanent missions
  • Lobbying the World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • CEN/ISO norms
  • Trade Heads-Up
Trade Committee Members

Chair

  • Jeff Whalen
    ,
    Nike, Inc.

Vice-Chairs

  • Peter Bragdon
    ,
    Columbia Sportswear Company
  • Karl Sedlmeyer
    ,
    adidas

Members

  • Tom Cove
    ,
    SFIA
  • Frank Dassler
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Wilfried Hauenstein
    ,
    Puma AG
  • Dmitri Hu
    ,
    Pou Chen Group, Yue Yuen Industrial
  • Ma Jilong
    ,
    CSGF - China Sporting Goods Federation
  • Hideaki Kitahara
    ,
    Asics
  • John Larsen
    ,
    New Balance
  • Hirotaka Miyaji
    ,
    JASPO
  • Youri Mercier
    ,
    FESI
  • Toshiaki Mizuno
    ,
    Mizuno
  • Gumercindo Moraes Neto
    ,
    GMN Marketing Consulting
  • Andy Long
    ,
    Pentland Brands
  • Jonathan O'Riordan
    ,
    Puma AG
  • André Raduan
    ,
    MOVE
  • Patricia Reyes
    ,
    adidas
  • Hamish Stewart
    ,
    Brooks Sports Inc.
  • Leonid Strakhov
    ,
    RASIE
  • Jeff Tooze
    ,
    Columbia
  • George Wood
    ,
    TBS Company representing TSMA

Ex Officio

  • Robbert de Kock
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Edwin Vermulst
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Marc-Ivar Magnus
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Charlotte Giudicelli
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Karolina Brazyte
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Charles Yang
    ,
    WFSGI
Contact

For more information about the WFSGI Trade Committee please contact:

  • Marc-Ivar Magnus, WFSGI Vice President, Trade, Corporate Responsibility and Legal, mmagnus@wfsgi.org
  • Charlotte Giudicelli, WFSGI Head of Legal, cgiudicelli@wfsgi.org

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