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by Thomas Sailer

June 29 2017

Thomas Sailer, currently VP Marketing for adidas in Japan, is a 19 year sporting goods industry veteran.

He started his career at the adidas Headquarters in Football and Lifestyle Brand Communications before leading the Business Unit Football for Region Europe and then Global Marketing. In 2014, he transferred to Japan where he is responsible for all marketing aspects, from Product Marketing, Brand Management, Sports and Influencer Marketing, and Marketing Operations with the aim to drive sustainable growth and building brand desire.

In 2016, adidas was able to generate a double digit net sales growth and grow market share +2.6ppt while keeping market leadership in Net Promoter Score.

In 2017, Thomas was selected for adidas’ newly created Extended Leadership Group that works alongside the Board.

  • Marketing Director, adidas Japan | Tokyo, Japan, Dec 2013 – Present
  • VP Marketing, adidas AG | Herzogenaurach, Germany, 2010 – 2013
  • Global Go-To- Market Director Football, adidas AG | Herzogenaurach, Germany, 2009 – 2010
  • BU Director Football Region EMEA, adidas AG | Herzogenaurach, Germany 2007 – 2009

Date: June 29th from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Place: Roppongi Hills Club
Price: 6,000 yen for members – 8,000 yen for non-members

Please mark your calendars today or RSVP as seats are on a first-come, first-served basis.