Zagreb, June 6th, 2015 - In the presence of the athletes-participants at the first European Games in Baku - for whom a special farewell ceremony was organized on June 6 in Hotel Panorama in Zagreb - and media representatives, at a press conference organized on this occasion, the president of the Croatian Olympic Committee Zlatko Mateša and his associates and members of the Porsche Croatia's Board of Directors,
Ivo Ivančević and Franz Lohninger signed a four-year sponsorship agreement on the basis of which the company Porsche Croatia and the brands it represents - Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, VW commercial vehicles, Das WeltAuto – has become the official sponsor of the Croatian Olympic Committee.
Porsche Croatia, the leading company within its industry that holds – at the Croatian automotive market - one third of the total market share, will support the Croatian athletes at three major competitions - the first European Games in Baku in 2015, Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 and Winter Olympics in PyeongChang in 2018.
We know how much Croatia appreciates sports and national sports successes and therefore we continue with our long-term support of Croatian sports, said Ivo Ivančević during the signing of the contract, congratulating the Croatian athletes for extraordinary successes they are achieving year after year. The President of the Croatian Olympic Committee Zlatko Mateša welcomed the return of Porsche Croatia to the Croatian Olympic family, highlighting their contribution to the success of Croatian athletes at Winter Olympics in Turin in 2006 and Beijing Olympics in 2008 and London Olympics in 2012.