Jorge Casimiro is Vice President of NIKE’s Global Community Impact team and President of the NIKE Foundation. In these roles, Jorge leads and directs Nike’s community impact strategy, focusing on Made to Play – NIKE’s ongoing commitment to getting kids active so they can lead healthier, happier and more successful lives. Delivering against Nike’s belief in the power of sport to move the world and unleash human potential, these efforts come to life through innovative and collaborative partnerships, leveraging NIKE’s greatest assets – its employees and brands.
Before joining NIKE, Jorge held roles of increasing responsibility across Public Affairs, Communications and General Management at The Coca-Cola Company. These included two assignments in Latin America, Chief of Staff to the former Chairman & CEO and Group Director for International Public Affairs, leading the industry’s engagement with multilateral organizations and serving on several multi-stakeholder platforms. He began his professional career in higher education, working in International Advancement and Community & Government Relations at Brown University.
Jorge lives in Portland, Oregon, where he spends his free time enjoying the outdoors with his wife and three children.