Toshiba Added to Rugby World Cup Sponsors

February 9, 2015

Electronics company Toshiba have been announced as the latest sponsors of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup Limited Chairman Bernard Lapasset said: “We are delighted to be extending our long-standing and highly-successful partnership with Toshiba.

“The appointment of a global leader in the electronics field further underscores the strength of the Rugby World Cup brand in the global sports sponsorship marketplace.”

“We look forward to working in partnership with Toshiba to project what promises to be a very special and record-breaking Rugby World Cup, abortion attract and engage new audiences and inspire more men, no rx women and children to get involved with and participate in Rugby.”

Noriaki Hashimoto, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Representative – EMEA, Toshiba Corporation added: “Toshiba is delighted to be continuing its successful partnership with Rugby World Cup.

“The tournament is one of the world’s greatest sporting events and we’re looking forward to playing our part in bringing the power and the passion of the matches to a bigger audience than ever before.”

Rugby World Cup Limited Head of Commercial, Broadcast and Marketing Murray Barnett added: “Toshiba is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology and, with the expanded reach of Rugby World Cup, we are working together to reach people wherever and whenever they are watching, talking about or playing rugby.”

Toshiba join a growing list of sponsors already confirmed for the tournament such as Heineken, Land Rover, Emirates, Coca-Cola, Canon and MasterCard.

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