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USOC Announces Partnership With BMW

  • By Competitor Running
  • Published Jul. 26, 2010

Multi-million dollar agreement will benefit Bobsled & Skeleton, Speedskating, Swimming and Track & Field.

The United States Olympic Committee and BMW Group announced on Monday that BMW will be the Official Mobility Partner of the USOC from now through 2016. BMW Group will also be the Official Mobility Partner of four National Governing Bodies: USA Bobsled & Skeleton, US Speedskating,USA Swimming and USA Track & Field.

The announcement of the six-year partnership was made today in New York City by Jack Pitney, Vice President of Marketing for BMW of North America, USOC Chief Marketing Officer Lisa Baird and multiple Olympic speedskating medalist, Apolo Anton Ohno.

“As a company dedicated to joy, performance and efficiency, BMW Group is a fitting partner for the USOC, whose mission of achieving sustained competitive excellence and inspiring Americans dovetails perfectly with our own values,” Pitney said. “It is important to us to add substantive value to a partnership that is more than just a financial sponsorship. We are excited to share our resources, which include some of the world’s leading engineers and technology experts and an enthusiastic owner and dealer community, with U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes over the next six years.”

For More: USATF.org

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