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Pentland Brands

Pentland Brands is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and lifestyle brands.

The company owns brands including Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, ellesse, SeaVees, Red Or Dead, KangaROOS and Mitre, with designers working across everything from campaigns to innovating new products. Pentland Brands is also the UK licensee for Kickers and the UK distributor for Lacoste footwear.

For 20 years Pentland Brands has also run an in-house Design Pool, made up of talented up-and-coming designers from across the globe.



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20 locations worldwide, including Nottingham and Sunderland



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Apparel, Fashion for Sports, Outdoor, Lifestyle Brands

Key Departments

Sport, Outdoor, Fashion, Apparel, Footwear, Retail, HR, Global, Creative, Marketing, Wholesale, Marketing , Finance, Brand Management

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Work for Speedo

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Work for Ellesse

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Work for Berghaus

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Work for Canterbury

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Work for Kickers

Inside the Company

Founded in 1932 as the Liverpool Shoe Company, Pentland Brands has a rich and remarkable history, built on principles of family, ambition and innovation.

It’s now one of the world’s leading brand management companies with over 1,400 people working in 22 locations across the globe.

Pentland Brands’ legacy lies in the outstanding brands and people the company has nurtured – particularly those that create emotional connections with consumers, and which do good for both people and the planet.

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London HQ

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Inside the Sunderland office

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Inside the Nottingham office

Mission and Values

Pentland Brands look to pioneer brands that make life better. In an ever-changing world, the ambition to be there for people drives everything it does – from first steps to great achievements.

Team members at Pentland Brands are part of a global family business where everyone is welcomed, supported, and encouraged to grow and contribute. Together, the company celebrates differences, and gives people the freedom to innovate, develop and build their careers.

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Joining Pentland Brands means working in a space that nurtures creativity

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At work in the office

Culture and Benefits

As a family business, Pentland Brands believes that every individual has the power to shape the future. Its global teams are united by mutual respect, a focus on inclusion and a desire to develop.

It helps its people be at their best through hybrid and flexible working, online mental wellbeing tools and support and training opportunities. As well as creative, collaborative environments, access to sports facilities and generous brand discounts.

Workspaces are comfortable and offer moments of respite

Entry-Level Opportunities

The entire company is passionate about nurturing the next generation of creative talent.

Working with over 30 universities in the UK, Pentland Brands runs its own in-house Design Pool, made up of up-and-coming designers who work across its brands. Today, this boasts an alumni of over 200 designers, many of whom still work within the business today.

With on-the-job experience and a range of learning and development opportunities on offer, the company are well-placed to support emerging talent carve out ambitious careers.