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Trade Committee Report 2020

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TRADE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CHAIR

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Jeff Whalen

Senior Counsel, Customs and International Trade, Legal Department, Nike, Inc.

VICE-CHAIRS

WFSGI General Assembly in Munich, 29 January 2020. Photo: Andreas Gebert

Manuel Pauser

Head of Global Government Affairs, adidas AG

MEMBERS

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Peter Bragdon

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, Columbia Sportswear Company

Renato Jardim

Renato Jardim

Executive Director, APICE – Association for Sporting Goods Industry and Commerce

WFSGI General Assembly in Munich, 29 January 2020. Photo: Andreas Gebert

Tom Cove

President and CEO, SFIA – Sports and Fitness Industry Association

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Chris Warn

Global Head of Logistics, Pentland Brands Ltd.

WFSGI General Assembly in Munich, 29 January 2020. Photo: Andreas Gebert

George Wood

Chairman TBS Group Corp., Honorary President TSMA – Taiwan Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association

WFSGI General Assembly in Munich, 29 January 2020. Photo: Andreas Gebert

Gumercindo Moraes Neto

Partner and CEO, RG3 Consulting

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John Larsen

President Emeritus, New Balance Athletics, Inc., Director, New Balance UK

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Gabriel Hoyos

Senior Regional Counsel, Under Armour, Inc.

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Andy Long

Executive Director, Pentland Group

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Kristine Marvin

Vice President and General Counsel Timberland

Youri Mercier

Youri Mercier

Deputy Secretary General, FESI – Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry

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Hirotaka Miyaji

Owner, HM Consult

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Bruna Romano

Senior Manager, Global Trade Compliance, PUMA SE

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Shinji Matsuda

Production Control Department/Supply Chain Management Department Footwear Production Division, ASICS Corporation

Jeff-Tooze

Jeff Tooze

Vice President Global Customs and Trade, Columbia Sportswear Company

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Li Hua

President, CSGF

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Matthew Dodge

Managing Director EMEA, Brooks running

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Patrick Malloy

Senior Counsel for Trade and Policy, New Balance

EX OFFICIO

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Edwin Vermulst

WFSGI Trade Counsel

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Marc-Ivar Magnus

WFSGI Vice President, Trade, Corporate Responsibility and Legal

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.

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