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Nike, Inc.

Identification number in the register: 4596259820-20
Registration date: 18/12/2008 12:29:59

The information on this entity was last modified on: 09/02/2015 11:52:11
The date of the last annual update was: 09/02/2015 11:52:11
Next update due latest on: 09/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Nike, Inc.

Nike European Operations Netherlands B.V.

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Colosseum, 1
Hilversum 1213 NL

(+31) 356266453

Rue d'Idalie 11-13
P.O. box: 7
Brussels 1050

(+32) 26464405

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Fabrizio Mecozzi

General Counsel Nike Europe

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Guilherme Athia

Senior Director Government and Public Affairs

    Goals / remit

NIKE, Inc. based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned Nike subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit

Nike's headquarters for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region are based in Hilversum, The Netherlands. The distribution and customer service facility for the same region is based in Laakdal, Belgium. The EMEA region has approximately 6000 employees.

As stated in our FY12 - FY13 Sustainable Business Performance Report, Nike has a code of ethics for all employees called "Inside the Lines". It defines the standards of conduct we expect employees to follow and includes a range of topics on employee activity, ethical behavior, product safety, legal compliance, competition and use of resources. Each year, all Nike employees are required to verify that they have read and understand "Inside the Lines".

Nike follows the provisions of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

  • European
  • global
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Nike, Inc. is following EU initiatives, policies and legislative files on
- External trade policy
- Intellectual property rights, innovation,
and anti-counterfeiting policies
- Global supply chain issues
- Corporate social responsibility
- Tax, grants, and funding
- Environment
- Consumer & product safety
- Sports policy
- Social & employment affairs







    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

50%: 4  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
GUILHERME ATHIA 05/09/2015 02/09/2016
Marjorie GASS 23/09/2015 21/09/2016
Marijke LEMKE 05/09/2015 02/09/2016
Antonio Rojals GARCIA ROJALS 24/09/2015 22/09/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Sport
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

- American Chamber Commerce to the EU
- Federation of European Sporting Goods Industry
- European Branded Clothing Alliance
- European Brands Association

    Financial data

06/2013  -  05/2014

200,000 € - 299,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

Nike EMEA follows the registration guidelines of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
FCPA, UK Bribary Act, and Nike INC.'s Ethics Code