INTERSPORT Group held its annual meeting, confirmed Rick White as Chairman and reports a positive development of the Group
Bern (Switzerland), September 13, 2021 – IIC – INTERSPORT International Corp. (IIC) held its Annual General Meeting on a virtual basis on September 10, 2021. After a Covid-based decline in the last fiscal year, the License and Service Organization of the international INTERSPORT Group delivered a solid performance again. Chairman and Vice-Chairman were confirmed.
On Friday, September 10, 2021, the delegates of the national INTERSPORT Organizations met virtually for their annual gathering. The meeting approved all statutory required motions. Following the meeting the IIC Board of Management met and confirmed Rick White (Canada) as Chairman and Ignasi Puig (Spain) as Vice-Chairman for the term of office of one year.
Rick White, the Chairman of the IIC Board of Management stated: “After the sale of the Athlete’s Foot, end of July 2021, there is now full focus on INTERSPORT. I am glad that the Group has developed positively and that after a covid-based decline, sales are on the rise again and are on or above the level in 2019 in most of our countries. We have adapted our bricks and mortar operations according to the regulations in the local markets and have strengthened our e-commerce capabilities to better serve our customers in an omnichannel capacity.”
In his annual report, IIC CEO Steve Evers presented the development of the Group and IIC: “In IIC’s Fiscal Year 2020/21 (ending on April 30, 2021), we were able to react fast and with consequence and navigated IIC successfully through the crisis. The last Fiscal Year has shown again the strength and resilience of our global, customer-focused retail network and the positive spirit at today’s annual meeting paves the path forward to ensure continued success of the INTERSPORT Group.”