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SBD/April 8, 2011/Marketing and Sponsorship
Rio 2016 Local Sponsorships Surpass $700M With Two Deals
Published April 8, 2011
GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNING: BMW Head of Sales & Marketing Ian Robertson said that the carmaker “may become a global sponsor” of the IOC. Robertson: “The values of the Olympic movement fit very nicely with ours, and it’s something which has a true global position.” Robertson’s comments came Thursday during the SportAccord conference in London, where he helped “present the Munich bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics” (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 4/7).