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Recruitment consultancy Sport and Leisure

AXELYO has a specific expertise in the sports and leisure industry (outdoor, mountain, sporting goods, retail…). This 80 billion dollar market is subject to important issues related to innovation, digitalization, retail transformation and users’ needs.

In this sector, we recruit managers, experts and executives, by direct approach, in France and abroad. In addition to the awaited hard skills, we look for personalities and sports enthusiasts, able to embody the values of our customers’brands. Axelyo is attached to the fundamentals of the sports sector : perseverance, performance, passion.

We operate in the following sectors:

In the sport and leisure industry, we work for companies and organizations of different size.

  • Sports equipment manufacturers (sports equipment, footwear, textile, running, bike, tennis etc.)
  • Distributors (sports equipment retailers, in/outdoor, specialist wholesalers etc.)
  • Manufacturers (ropeway transportation, ski resort suppliers, sports equipment store suppliers, specialist sport flooring etc.)
  • Leisure (ski resorts, spas, wellbeing, tourism etc.)

Examples of recruitment assignments:

We have more than 20 years of experience in the identification and selection of talents in France and abroad. We recruit different type of positions in the sports and leisure industry.

  • Support functions: Managing Directors, After-sales managers
  • R&D positions: Designers (helmets, shoes, ski boots, pedals etc.)
  • Sales and Marketing positions: Sales Director, Regional Sales Manager, Export Area Manager, Key Account Manager, Marketing Director, Group Manager, Product line Manager, Textile Product Manager etc.


We provide sound advice and invest the necessary time to understand the issues facing the Sport and Leisure sector. We regularly attend prominent trade fairs in this field (ISPO, Sport-Achat, Inosport etc.) and work alongside the sector’s key unions and associations (OSV, Sporaltec).

Your contact : Manika MEY

Some references in the sport and leisure sector