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
VP, Global Communications, Purpose, 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

  • Karina O'Gorman
    ,
    Pentland
  • Kathleen Tullie
    ,
    Reebok International
  • Lars Wiskum
    ,
    SportVenture Consulting

Members

  • Norman Cook
    ,
    Kamik
  • Tom Cove
    ,
    SFIA
  • Pat Cunnane
    ,
    Advanced Sport
  • Frank Dassler
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Tobias Gröber
    ,
    ISPO
  • Jessica Johnston
    ,
    Nike Inc.
  • Christine Madigan
    ,
    New Balance
  • Randy Neufeld
    ,
    SRAM
  • Rutger Oldenhuis
    ,
    Shimano
  • Yusuke Iwatani
    ,
    Asics
  • Sonja Sulzmaier
    ,
    WT Wearable Technologies AG
  • Toke Vandervoort
    ,
    Under Armour
  • Scott Welch
    ,
    Columbia Sportswear Company
  • Alberto Zanatta
    ,
    TECNICA GROUP SPA

Ex Officio

  • Robbert de Kock
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Jochen Schaefer
    ,
    WFSGI
  • Mark Barfield
    ,
    WFSGI
Contact

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

Emma Mason, Head of Strategic and External Affairs, emason@wfsgi.org

     

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