Lotte Chilsung to Sponsor 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade
By Community | September 17, 2014
The organisers of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade have signed Lotte Chilsung Beverage Co. as an official sponsor.
Lotte Chilsung will produce a special edition product with the Gwangju Universiade logo and promote through various media outlets, such as TV and online commercials.
Yoon Jang-hyun, Chairman of GUOC, commented: “We are thankful that a leading beverage company such as Lotte Chilsung has been able to join us as an official sponsor for the Games.” He also added,”As the Universiade is the only multi-sporting event with the participation of global university students, it is expected that Lotte Chilsung will also be able to grow into a global brand through this sponsorship.”
“It is very meaningful that Lotte Chilsung could participate as a sponsor for the Gwangju Universiade”,Lee Jae-hyuk, CEO of Lotte Chilsung commented. “We will provide all the necessary support needed for a successful delivery of the event.”
New Co-Chairman Announced
Also Kim Hwang-sik, former Prime Minister of Korea, was elected as Co-Chairman of GUOC, after Chung Ui-hwa had stepped down from the position, and Chung Ui-hwa became an honorary chairman of GUOC.
im Hwang-sik, is originally from Jangseong of the South Jeolla Province and has served as the Chairman of Board of Audit and Inspection before taking on the role of Prime Minister from 2010 to 2013.
In accepting the role of Co-Chairman of GUOC, Kim commented, “With all of the various experiences from participating in the government administration, I will put forth great effort into making the Gwangju Universiade a successful event happening right here in the city of Gwangju, a place which feels like home. In order to prepare a seamless event, the government, the Gwangju city and the citizens must work strenuously together for the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade.”