FACTS & FIGURES

FOUNDED

1946 in Norway, 1986 relocated to Switzerland

HEADQUARTERS

ODLO International AG, Bösch 47, 6331 Hünenberg, Switzerland

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Knut Are Høgberg (Chief Executive Officer)
Adrian Schürmann (Chief Finance Officer)

SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Timo Pape (Brand Director)
Christophe Schlenker (Commercial Operations Director)
Daniel Mulvie (Supply Chain Management Director)
Pascal Schweizer (Sales Director DACH)
Cédric Georges (Sales Director Europe West)
Phil Weston (Sales Director International Markets)
Urska Agnic (Marketing Director)
Andreas Hindelang (E-com Director)

EMPLOYEES

Total of 740 (FTE) sport enthusiasts, of which approximately 100 are based in Hünenberg, Switzerland

GENDER

Female: 68%
Male: 32%

AGE

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

MARKETS

ODLO’s subsidiaries in Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Austria, Norway and USA generate the majority of its turnover. The ODLO brand is sold in around 40 countries around the world.

POINT OF SALE

ODLO products are available in over 8,000 sales outlets around the world, predominantly in specialist sports shops. Customers can enjoy the ODLO experience at more than 1,500 shop-in-shops. ODLO runs 19 brand stores and 18 outlets across Europe.

POSITIONING STATEMENT

Born in Norway and engineered in Switzerland, ODLO combines more than 70 years of innovation with a track record of staying One Step Ahead to produce premium performance sportswear for year-round active individuals.

PRODUCT COLLECTIONS

As a year-round performance sports brand, ODLO offers dedicated seasonal collections in Sports Underwear / Baselayers, Running, Cycling, Outdoor Performance, Women’s Activewear, Nordic Disciplines and Accessories.

SUSTAINABILITY

As a quality-conscious Swiss company that takes its responsibility to society and the environment seriously, sustainability has always been at the heart of the company‘s culture. ODLO is a proud member of respected networks like the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). ODLO prioritizes long term partnerships with its producers and all of them signed the ODLO Code of Conduct. ODLO’s Sports Underwear, Baselayers and Midlayers are all certified with “STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®”. ODLO publishes an annual sustainability report.

PRODUCT CREATION

ODLO’s product creation teams, based at Headquarters in Switzerland, continually strive to be One Step Ahead by engineering innovative and industry-leading performance apparel that set uncompromisingly high standards of performance, comfort and quality. To achieve this, ODLO collaborates with a variety of partners to develop industry-leading innovations ranging from world class athletes, to top research institutes like EMPA and globally-leading fabric and garment manufactures.

MANUFACTURING LOCATIONS

ODLO manufactures 63% of its products in Europe and the Middle East, with 50% primarily in its own factories. ODLO has state-of-the-art production facilities in Portugal and Romania. 37% of ODLO‘s products are produced in Asia.

PRODUCTION

Production includes one spring/summer collection (657 styles) and one fall/winter collection (913 styles) with a total production volume of approximately 6.6 million items.

NUMBER OF FACTORIES

Total of 34 factories: own factories in Romania (1), Portugal (1); external factories in Europe (9), Middle East (2), Asia (23)

LOGISTICS

Own central 26,000 m2 warehouse and distribution centre in Brüggen, Germany

AMBASSADORS

Swiss-Ski (Nordic), Fédération Française de Ski (Nordic), Ski Association of Slovenia (Nordic), Norwegian Biathlon Association, Japan Biathlon Federation, Scott-Sram MTB Racing Team, Oxsitis ODLO Trail Running Team as well as numerous local ambassadors.

EVENTS

Engadin Skimarathon, Tortour, Perskindol Swiss Epic, Barmer Women’s Run, ODLO Halfmarathon Ingolstadt, Generali Berliner Halfmarathon, Tour O The Borders, Runner‘s World Zandvoort Circuit Run, Red Bull Kop Over Kop, High Trail Vanoise and Sainté Lyon Ultratrail.


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