Wimbledon & Sharapova extend evian deal- 29 Jun 2012 00:00:00
Evian will be the Official Bottled Water of Wimbledon for a further five years after extending its agreement with the All England Club until 2017, while women’s world number one Maria Sharapova has also signed a new three year deal to extend her role as evian brand ambassador.
Mick Desmond, commercial director of the All England Club, said: ‘evian has ably demonstrated its enthusiasm and support for The Championships and we are delighted to be extending our agreement.'
'The brand’s innovation and ability to embrace the ethos of Wimbledon, while adding its own twist, has led to a highly successful partnership and it is one which we are looking forward to developing over the next five years.’
Adam Grant, managing director of Danone Waters (UK and Ireland) Ltd, parent company of evian added: ‘I am delighted with this double dose of fantastic news. Everyone at evian is immensely proud of our association with Wimbledon – it is the highlight of the British summer and the perfect opportunity to showcase evian’s Live young ethos.’
‘We also feel incredibly honoured that the extraordinarily talented Maria will be our ambassador for another three years and wish her the very best of luck for this year’s Championships.’
Women’s world number one Maria Sharapova commented: ‘I am really excited to continue my relationship with evian. We have had so much fun working together and I look forward to ‘Living young’ for another three years.’