August 30: The Beijing Organizing Committee (BOC) for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and Yili Group signed an agreement at the National Swimming Center today, making the group the official dairy partner for the 2022 Games.
The agreement was signed in front of Chen Jining, acting mayor of Beijing and executive president of the BOC 2022, Zhang Jiandong, vice mayor of Beijing and executive vice president of the BOC 2022 along with Lu Yong, director general of China Disabled Persons’ Federation and vice president of the BOC 2022.
Yili Group began ties with the Olympics through sponsorship of the 2008 Olympiad and Paralympics.
As Yili Group President Pan Gang said, the cooperation with the BOC 2022 was based on their shared values and the dairy firm’s ambition of helping customers worldwide enjoy a healthy life. Yili is proud to be able to continue its high-quality service for the 2022 Games.
“Yili has been devoting itself to the cause of the Olympic Games and have provided great dairy products for international customers and Chinese Olympic players in the past few years,” Zhang Jiandong stated, “it has attained a higher goal today by partnering with the Beijing 2022 Games.”
Proofread by William Logsdon