|Lloyds TSB announced as first domestic partner
[ 2007-03-15 18:31 ]
The London 2012 Organising
Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announced
Lloyds TSB as its exclusive Banking Partner.
Lloyds TSB announced as first
Lloyds TSB is first domestic partner for the Games, with exclusive marketing
rights and access to Team GB and Paralympics GB between now and 2012.
The bank will use its partnership to involve its customers in the Games, and
focus on youth and bringing Games to the wider community.
Sir Victor Blank, Chairman, Lloyds TSB Group, said: "We are very proud to be
the first organisation to become a domestic partner of the London 2012 Games
which will probably be the most important event to take place in Britain in our
"We share LOCOG's excitement and vision as we embark
on this journey. Over the next five years, we will work with our staff,
our customers and our local communities to help make 2012 the most inspiring
LOCOG Chair Sebastian Coe said: "As an athlete, my parents were my sponsors
and I could not have competed without their support.
"In a similar way, we cannot stage the Games in 2012 without the support of
partner companies and I am delighted to welcome Lloyds TSB to the Olympic and
"It is a milestone moment in the history of the Games, and we couldn't wish
for a better first partner to join us on the journey to London 2012."