At its annual general meeting, Intersport International appointed Steve Evers as new member of the board of directors, and confirmed Jussi Mikkola and François Neukirch respectively as board chairman and deputy chairman.
'Intersport Run & Fit' is the name of Intersport International's new store concept, just opened to the public in Russia. In the next few years, the purchasing group plans to develop a network of specialist stores.
During its 2014 fiscal year, Intersport International generated sales of 10.5 billion euros, up 2%. Growth was driven by the FIFA World Cup as well as by the strong performance of its running and fitness divisions.
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