The Danish Ambassador Visit ECCO Thailand
On 11 February 2014, The Danish Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Mikael H. Winther, Commercial Counsellor Mr. Asbjorn Overgaard and Senior Commercial Officer Khun Nantima Angkatavanich at The Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok, visited ECCO’s factory in Ayutthaya.
An overall presentation of ECCO and the company’s 20 year presence in Thailand was given (including the recovery after the flood in autumn 2011), followed by a visit to the various parts of the factory.
ECCO entered Thailand in 1993 and today has some 3,000 employees at the factory in Ayutthaya. In addition, ECCO has a number of global corporate functions in Ayutthaya, such as The Shoe Making Academy and The Leather Academy (developing the company’s shoes- and leather makers for tomorrow), ECCO Engineering Asia making mold’s for the three factories in Asia (Thailand, China and Indonesia), as well as Corporate IT & SAP functions.
ECCO, a world leading brand of shoes combining style and comfort, has built its success on quality and innovative technology. Founded in 1963, ECCO is the only major shoe manufacturer in the world to own and manage every step of the shoemaking process. Today, ECCO products are enjoyed in 90 countries and sold at 1,100 ECCO stores and 14,000 other sales locations. The company is family-owned and the workplace to 19,500 employees from over 50 countries. For further information, please visit ecco.com.