Glasgow 2014 Secures Arnold Clark as New Sponsor

By Community | June 4, 2014

Organisers of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have announced Arnold Clark as their latest sponsor. 

Arnold Cark will be an Official Provider for the Games in relation to Vehicle Rental, prescription Fleet Storage, Vehicle Training and Valet Services. 

This will include the provision of office space, vehicle storage for the Games Fleet of Ford vehicles, as well as cleaning and valet services. 

Arnold Clark will also supply training staff to support the Glasgow 2014 Driver Training programme and will assist the commissioning and decommissioning of the Games fleet of cars from and back to Ford. 

Headquartered in Glasgow, the company was founded by Sir Arnold Clark in the 1950s, and now comprises 200 locations and 9,000 staff across the UK with an annual turnover of £2bn. 

David Grevemberg, Glasgow 2014 Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted to welcome Arnold Clark into the Glasgow 2014 Sponsor family.  As a leading UK business, headquartered and rooted in Glasgow, Arnold Clark will deliver transport support and services integral to the success of the Games. The Games are Glasgow and Scotland’s opportunity to shine on a global stage and we look forward to welcoming the Commonwealth for a celebration of sport and culture.”

Sir Arnold Clark, Chairman and Chief Executive, said: “As a business Arnold Clark has always looked for ways to sponsor and develop local projects, activities and businesses; with that in mind we are thrilled to be able to sponsor an event as prestigious as the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. We are honoured to be part of such a momentous occasion and very proud to be able to host the Commonwealth Committee at our GTG training centre. 

“Working with the 2014 Games committee has given us the opportunity to celebrate our Glasgow heritage and we look forward to supporting the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.”