Date : 24 Jul 2018
Beijing, China, July 23, 2018: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) became Official Oil & Gas Partners of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.
Zhang Jiandong, Vice Mayor of Beijing and Executive Vice President of Beijing 2022, signed the partnership agreements with Xu Wenrong, Deputy General Manager of CNPC, and Li Yunpeng, Deputy General Manager of Sinopec Group.
The signing ceremony at Beijing 2022 headquarters was attended by Cai Qi, Secretary of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee and President of Beijing 2022. Beijing 2022 Executive Presidents Gou Zhongwen (Director of the General Administration of Sport), Xu Qin (Governor of Hebei Province) and Zhang Haidi (Chair of the China Disabled Persons’ Federation) were also present.
In a speech delivered before the signing, Zhang congratulated the two companies for becoming top-tier sponsors of Beijing 2022, an arrangement that will see the two share marketing rights in the Oil & Gas category.
“Both CNPC and Sinopec Group are major energy companies in the world and both were Official Partners of Beijing 2008,” Zhang said. “Beijing 2022 will bring precious opportunities for the two companies. For its part, the Organising Committee will work hard to ensure that both benefit fully from the Olympic brand.”
Beijing 2022’s Marketing Programme has seen great success since its launch in February 2017. The signing of CNPC (oil & gas) and Sinopec Group (oil & gas) brings the total number of Beijing 2022 Official Partners to eight, in addition to Bank of China, Air China, Yili Group (dairy products), ANTA (sports apparel), China Unicom (telecommunication services) and Shougang Group (urban regeneration services).
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