AOK Named Official Health Partner of German Handball Federation

By Community | June 3, 2014

AOK has been named the exclusive health partner of the German Handball Federation.

Through the deal the logo of AOK will be placed on the jersey of the men’s national handball team. You can see the green AOK logo on the chest for the first time in the country game on June 3 in Wetzlar against Norway. The partnership is designed to at least four years until 31 December 2017 and will include gradually rolled out content.

Jürgen Graalmann, chairman of the AOK Bundesverband, is convinced of the exclusive cooperation: “The German Handball Federation and AOK are strong regional roots. Both have been advocating in kindergartens, schools and clubs. These forces we are now pooling in joint prevention projects. In addition, we can use the men’s national team to a wide audience, especially families, to achieve with our health messages. As part of the cooperation, we also hold values ​​such as team spirit, solidarity and tolerance high. I am sure that together manage a big hit us. “

DHB-President Bernhard Bauer explained: “We are delighted to have with AOK an innovative and reliable partner at our side. The agreed long-term partnership gives us the opportunity to set a new course. Together with the health insurance company AOK we want to encourage children and school sports and more make the amateur and recreational sports for the prevention attractive. With regard to the 2019 World Cup in Germany and Denmark also we want to do everything we can to provide a national team, which makes it even more keen on sport and exercise with their success. “

Philipp Hasenbein, CEO of DHB SPORTFIVE, added: “Handball is a sport for all ages and an important pillar of school sports. Since this sport is close to the people, it fits very well with the AOK. The health fund benefits from the cooperation: the national handball team of men enjoying the sympathy of millions of Germans who Internationals bring the TV stations every time excellent ratings. “