Pepsi will sponsor Indian Cricket Team until 2019
Albert Malla PepsiCo returns to India. After October cease to be title sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) , First Division cricket in the country, the multinational food and beverage has reached an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI ), a national body that controls the sport, by which it becomes sponsor of all home games of the national team until 2019. financial details of the contract were not disclosed .
Under the agreement, Pepsi will be the official partner of snacks and drinks BBCI, in addition to advertising presence in the stadium and on the pitch. “PepsiCo, which has been our long – term partner, is back in the category of official associate sponsor , ” says the secretary of BBCI , Anurag Thakur . Thakur advances that the Board sponsors will sign two more this month.
For his part, the president and CEO of the company in India , D. Shivakumar , he said that “PepsiCo will now be partner of BBCI over the next four years and will be one of the sponsors of all parties”.
Bet PepsiCo for this sport is not new, since secured rights title of the IPL in November 2012 for five years, from 2013 to 2017, a rate of 64.5 million euros. However, the American company broke the contract because of the scandal of 2013 by three players in the competition rigged games to make a profit via sportsbook at the Indian Premier League.
One of the most important contracts recently closed the brand is the Champions League, a three – year agreement by which the US company will pay 40 million euros per season. “The announcement brings another level the long relationship between PepsiCo and great football. The UEFA Champions League is certainly one of the competitions most prestigious world football, and more than one billion followers who watch the games each season, this new agreement offers unprecedented opportunities for both sides , “said Ramon Laguarta, CEO of PepsiCo Europe .
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