When you visit our corporate website www.adidas-group.com as of today, you will find a new world waiting for you; a world where content, channels and people go hand-in-hand; a world which will help you find the content you need in the most personal, informative and intuitive way possible. Curious? Rightfully so, I think. But wait, before you go and explore, let me give you some background first.
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We are pleased to announce that the Supervisory Board of adidas AG today appointed Roland Auschel to the Executive Board of adidas AG effective October 1, 2013. Roland, currently Chief Sales Officer Multichannel Markets, will assume responsibility for Global Sales on a Board level. Congratulations!
To see the press release, please click here.
Today we are hosting our 2012 annual full-year results presentation for media and analysts at our company’s headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. For 2012, the adidas Group achieved again a set of very strong results. In an interview our CEOThe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a company is the highest-ranking corporate officer and in charge of total management of an organisation. Herbert Hainer tells us his stories behind the numbers.
In reviewing the year, 2012 was clearly marked by the two major sporting events of the summer, the Olympic Games in London and the UEFA EURO™ in Poland and Ukraine. adidas was front and centre at both events. But there was so much more to report on: the memorable ‘all in’ adidas Champions League final between Chelsea FC and FC Bayern in Munich, the first NEO stores in Germany, record sales, Selena Gomez… This blog post brings back some of the highlights of the last 12 months.
You have followed us closely on the adidas Group blog throughout the year. I would like to thank you for your interest in our Group and hope you enjoyed reading and watching our posts. Please stay tuned! We will be back with more insights into our work as of January 7th, 2013. Until then, the blog team and I wish you Happy Holidays!
This morning we released the adidas Group‘s Nine Months 2012 results. In the first nine months of 2012, adidas Group sales increased 8% on a currency-neutral basis driven by double-digit growth in Retail and Other Businesses. Net income grew 22% to 798 million euro. This marks the seventh consecutive quarter in which we grew the bottom line faster than the top line. Our results so far this year prove that Route 2015Route 2015 is the Strategic Business Plan for 2015 that aims at growing the business of the entire adidas Group to € 17 billion by 2015. This plan is the most comprehensive business plan the adidas Group has ever prepared, incorporating all brands, sales channels and Group functions globally. It is our road to success: our Route 2015. is a powerful and robust strategic business plan that enables us to achieve record sales and earnings in 2012 and 2013. I interviewed our CEOThe Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a company is the highest-ranking corporate officer and in charge of total management of an organisation. Herbert Hainer exclusively for the adidas Group blog and he shared his views on our results, the current economic climate and how he expects the company to perform in 2013. Please take a look at the video.