Ricoh Europe Extends ATP Sponsorship By 3 Years
London, United Kingdom -– The ATP, governing body for the men’s professional ATP tennis circuit, today announced that Ricoh, a global leader in digital office solutions, has extended its role as the Official Office Solutions Provider of the ATP for a further three years. The ATP will continue to take advantage of Ricoh’s digital office equipment to support the on site needs of the most prestigious ATP European events.
As well as continuing as the ATP’s Official Office Solutions Provider through 2011, the agreement will see Ricoh’s sponsorship of the official ATP MatchFacts, distributed after every ATP Tour match and sponsorship of Hawkeye graphics at a number of ATP Masters Series events in Europe. The Ricoh and ATP partnership first began in 2005 and this marks the third renewal of the partnership.
Simon Sasaki, Chairman and CEO, Ricoh Europe PLC said: “Our partnership with tennis links seamlessly into the values of Ricoh. Just like the professional players, we too are experts in our industry and like the players we are continually enhancing and developing our skills to provide a winning service for our customers. As men’s professional tennis continues to go from strength to strength we are delighted to be extending our partnership with the ATP for a third time. We have enjoyed a successful and professional partnership with the ATP for four years, and look forward to continuing our partnership.”
Etienne de Villiers, ATP Executive Chairman and President said: “I am delighted that a global business leader like Ricoh shares our excitement for the future of men’s professional tennis. We have a wide ranging vision for our sport’s future that will help us unlock its true, global potential. I could not be more thrilled that Ricoh have extended their partnership with us for a further three years.”
Ricoh Europe PLC, the European headquarters of Ricoh Company Ltd. of Japan, is located in London. Ricoh manufactures one of the world’s most extensive line ups of printers, copiers, scanners, faxes and multifunctional devices, as well as offering advanced software solutions.
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