Oregon is central to the story of NIKE, Inc. and home to the Nike World Headquarters. The campus is set on 400 acres of lush Pacific Northwest landscape a short drive from Portland. A six-acre lake sits at the center of campus, with nearby soccer fields, tennis and volleyball courts, running trails and a track built into the surrounding forest. The Beaverton-area campus is home to sports research labs, design studios and product-creation facilities. Nike WHQ hosts the many disciplines that make Nike tick, including management, materials research, product design and development, marketing, finance, sustainability, high-tech manufacturing and more.
While Nike WHQ boasts the world’s largest concentration of the company’s employees, offices throughout North America serve as big-city satellites. Nike outposts in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Toronto and more serve their communities with style and sport. North America is home to more than 200 Nike retail stores, bringing the experience of the Nike brand directly to customers across the continent.
EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
NIKE, Inc.’s European Headquarters sits just a few short miles from the energy of Amsterdam’s vibrant, international hub. EHQ employees come more than 70 countries, themselves adopting the Netherlands as their second home.
The European Headquarters support Nike’s operations across the continent. Departments on campus include Marketing and Communications, Design, Digital and Technology, Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Merchandising, Product Development, Retail and Sales.
Nike’s European footprint includes city headquarters found in major European hubs like London, Moscow, Paris, Frankfurt, Barcelona, Istanbul, Prague, Bologna and Stockholm, plus the Belgium-based European Logistics Center, the Montebelluna, Italy innovation centers, and retail stores across the entire European region.
In China, NIKE, Inc. is the go-to brand for everyone from athletes to sneaker fans to low-key style setters. As China’s top-selling sports company, Nike delivers the culture of sport to audiences throughout the region. Chinese consumers adopt Nike’s most innovative products and forward-thinking brand experiences, connecting with bold product ideas and inspiring further innovation.
Across Greater China, Nike is upping the retail experience game, delivering peak personalization and customization. Designers experiment with technology and creative design to develop game-changing platforms for Chinese athletes of all levels.
The growing Shanghai-based Greater China Campus is home to several thousand employees. China, Hong Kong and Taiwan make up one of the fastest growing global markets, second only to North America. Departments include Merchandising, Marketing, Sales, Retail and Manufacturing, Human Resources, Supply Chain Operations, Legal, IT and Finance. Nike Greater China remains committed to developing talent locally, as well as discovering the diverse range of candidates from the global community.
ASIA PACIFIC & LATIN AMERICA
From sneaker-obsessed club kids in Tokyo to barrel chasers on the Gold Coast, NIKE, Inc. has the entire region covered. Nike’s Japan and Asia-Pacific-based offices are home to thousands of employees across Japan, Korea, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri-Lanka, South Africa and Australia. Retail stores throughout the region bring athletics directly to communities, connecting and sharing the power of sport.
The region is home to many of Nike’s manufacturing partners. Nike continues to work with fewer and better manufacturers that are committed to moving beyond compliance. Departments in the Japan and Asia Pacific include Marketing and Communications, Design, Digital and Technology, Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Merchandising, Product Development, Retail and Sales and more.
From celebrating with passionate young footballers, to bringing sport style to the heart of Brasil, Nike has been a part of the culture of sport across Latin America for decades. Retail, distribution and corporate employees help deliver the power of sport to residents every day. Nike’s presence in the region spans decades: What was once a small Nike do Brasil subsidiary in 1990 is now one of the company’s most important communities, and Nike’s first operations in Argentina opened more than two decades ago. Today, more than 3,000 employees work in Brasil, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia and Mexico.