Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA: Evonik and Borussia Dortmund continue their cooperation until 2013
Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Contract
The Evonik Industries AG ('Evonik') will preliminary prolong its engagement as main and shirt sponsor of Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA ('Borussia Dortmund') until June 30th, 2013. This is the result of both parties agreement.
Dr. Klaus Engel, chairman of the Evonik board: Borussia Dortmund is one of the most popular and famous clubs with the largest stadium in Germany. With 77.260 spectators in average per game Borussia Dortmund has the highest attendance in the league and one of the highest in Europe. The sponsoring of Evonik was one crucial factor to promote nationwide the name of our new industry group in a sympathetic manner. At the end of last year every second decision maker in finance and economy was familiar with Evonik as sponsor of Borussia Dortmund, 18 months earlier its was only every third.
Hans-Joachim Watzke, chairman of the Borussia Dortmund management: 'We are pleased to have one of the most creative sponsors in the League on our side. We are sure that both parties will use their best endeavours to vitalize this partnership with joy, power and heart blood further on'.
Dortmund, May 10th, 2010
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