Michel Perraudin

Mr. Perraudin has been working as an independent advisor since 2006.

He is currently serving on the board of directors of several companies, primarily in the sporting goods and lifestyle sector.  From 1989 to 2005 Mr. Perraudin was Executive Vice President of the adidas Group where he assumed a large variety of operational responsibilities.  During his tenure he was instrumental to the major turnaround of the group, in particular through his implementation of an outsourcing strategy, closing all owned factories in Europe and building up an own sourcing and logistics organisation in Asia.  From 2004 to 2007 he acted as elected President of the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI).  After his mathematics study and his MBA Mr. Perraudin moved from Switzerland to Germany and worked thirteen years at McKinsey & Co.  As a partner of the consulting firm he was a member of the operations group and the leader of its centre of competence for sourcing and integrated logistics.