PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For over 65 years, PUMA has established a history of making fast product designs for the fastest athletes on the planet. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running, Training and Fitness, Golf, and Motorsports. It engages in exciting collaborations with renowned design brands such as Alexander McQueen and Mihara Yasuhiro to bring innovative and fast designs to the sports world. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf, Tretorn, Dobotex and Brandon. The company distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 10,000 people worldwide, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany.
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The PUMA share is listed for official trading on the Frankfurt and Munich stock exchanges. It is trading in the Prime Standard Segment and the Index SDAX of the German Stock Exchange (Deutsche Börse).
Shareholders (as of May 2013):
82.99 % Kering Group (Main Shareholder) 17.01 % of the PUMA shares in free float
The Administrative Board consists of nine members, six of whom represent the interests of the shareholders while the remaining three represent the employees from Europe.
Jean-François Palus (Chairman)
Group Managing Director of Kering, Paris, France
François-Henri Pinault (Deputy Chairman)
CEO and Chairman of the board of directors of Kering, Paris, France
President of Elimexo AB, Falsterbo, Sweden
Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Sport & Lifestyle division of Kering, Paris, France
Chief Financial Officer of Kering, Paris, France
Legal Director of Kering, Paris, France
Bernd Illig (Employees’ Representative)
Specialist IT User & System Support of PUMA SE, Herzogenaurach, Germany
Martin Köppel (Employees’ Representative)
Administrator IT Microsoft Systems of PUMA SE, Herzogenaurach, Germany
Guy Buzzard (Employees’ Representative)
Key Account Manager (Sales) of PUMA United Kingdom Ltd., Manchester, England
Björn Gulden (Chief Executive Officer)
Michael Lämmermann (Chief Financial Officer)
Stefano Caroti (Chief Commercial Officer)
Andy Koehler (Chief Operating Officer)
PUMA’s consolidated sales for the financial year 2012 were € 3,270.7 million.
The sales breakdown for the financial year 2012 by segment was as follows:
|Consolidated Sales||in % of Consolidated Sales|
|Footwear::||€ 1.595,2 million||48.8 %|
|Apparel:||€ 1.151,9 million||35.2 %|
|Accessories:||€ 523,6 million||16.0 %|
|€ 3.270,7 million||100 %|
PUMA abides by the International Financial Reporting Standards “IFRS”, and reports its earnings on a quarterly basis.