Capgemini announced as the global innovation partner for HSBC Rugby Seven Series
By Taruka Srivastav | January 22, 2018
The World Rugby League has named Capgemini as its official global innovation partner for HSBC Rugby Seven Series.
As part of the partnership, Capgemini will leverage technology and innovations like data and infographics on digital and social platforms to enhance fan experience. It will also produce a web series on tactics and performances.
Capgemini will also serve as the key sponsor of the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018, which takes place in July.
Paul Hermelin, chairman and CEO, Capgemini Group said: “Our sponsorship of the Sevens Series combines perfectly our heritage with our global reach, in an innovative and inclusive way. It is the next chapter in the story of Capgemini’s support for rugby.
“We are looking forward to enabling our clients to discover this fast-moving format, and I know that many of Capgemini’s 200,000 strong team are excited about supporting and even playing Rugby Sevens in the months to come.”
Bill Beaumont, World Rugby chairman said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Capgemini to our growing and global commercial family for Men’s and Women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018.”