We ensure that the sporting goods industry continues to be internationally recognized for its leadership in increasing levels of physical activity and sports participation.

Vanessa Garcia Brito
Sr. Director Communications & Partnerships, Global Community Impact, Nike, Inc.

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Mandate

The promotion of physical activity on a global level. To foster and encourage the participation of citizens of all countries in healthy sporting activities (WFSGI By-Laws Article 2.8).

Activities
  • Works with the UN agencies and other multi-lateral organisations to ensure that tackling the physical inactivity crisis is a global political priority.
  • Provides input and support, ideas and solutions for the implementation of the UN Resolution A/66/L.1 and the follow-up (resolution WHA 66.10) in the fight against physical inactivity and NCDs
  • Provides a global forum to WFSGI members to share best practice on approaches that increase participation in sport and physical activity
Physical Activity Committee Members

Chair

  • Vanessa Garcia Brito
    ,
    Nike, Inc.

Vice-Chairs

  • Kathleen Tullie
    ,
    Reebok International
  • Lars Wiskum
    ,
    SportVenture Consulting
  • Rob Brown
    ,
    Speedo International

Members

  • Tom Cove
    ,
    SFIA
  • Pat Cunnane
    ,
    Advanced Sport
  • Frank Dassler
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Tobias Gröber
    ,
    ISPO
  • Martin Kuenzi
    ,
    Intersport International Corp.
  • Christine Madigan
    ,
    New Balance
  • Randy Neufeld
    ,
    SRAM
  • Rutger Oldenhuis
    ,
    Shimano
  • Marc Pinsard
    ,
    Asics
  • Toke Vandervoort
    ,
    Under Armour
  • Alberto Zanatta
    ,
    Tecnica Group
  • Norman Cook
    ,
    Kamik

Ex Officio

  • Robbert de Kock
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Jochen Schaefer
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Stefanie Burkert
    ,
    WFSGI
Contact

For more information about the WFSGI Physical Activity Committee, please contact:

  • Stefanie Burkert, WFSGI Vice President, External & Strategic Affairs, Communication, sburkert@wfsgi.org

 

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