In 2007, after more than 40 years of successful shoe making, The Leomil Group merged with Belgian footwear giant, The Cortina Group, creating one of the most successful footwear multinationals active in Europe, North America, Latin America, Russia, the Middle East and more.
Our 400,000 square-meter headquarters in the heart of centralized Belgium, consists of design, development, sales and more. Every season, the Belgian office hosts all our European customers, enabling us to fully submerge them in our collections and have them properly experience the concept of each license.
In our new Chinese headquarters, we employ 750 people in our 45,000 square meter/485,000 square foot facility. Our office is comprised of our own testing facilities, sourcing departments, non-European sales teams, and sample factory. We create our own samples, therefore keeping artwork and modeling 100% confidential.
Our United States offices represent unparalleled footwear, retail and brand building talent. this executive team brings more than 40 years of experience in the footwear industry. Retail relationships span from department store, specialty, mid-tier and mass markets.
The Cortina Group
The Chain of Shoe Knowledge
The Cortina Groups's "Chain of Shoe Knowledge" stands for a one-stop solution for our customers, suppliers and our people. Our customers have access to the best designs, business reviews, and the most competitive sourcing in the industry.
Our suppliers can concentrate on the production as we do their sales and provide them with production materials.
All the while, our people work in an ethically responsible and passionate work environment empowering them to grow and be inspired.