Herbalife International India, the global premier Nutrition company today announced its partnership with the Indian Olympic Association to be the Official Nutrition Sponsor of the Indian Olympic Contingent to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
Announcing the sponsorship, Mr. Ajay Khanna – Vice President & General Manager, Herbalife International India said, “sports sponsorships is in the ethos of Herbalife. As an organization committed to good nutrition and healthy, active lifestyle, the sponsorship of the Indian Olympic team marks a significant milestone in the chapters of Herbalife India and our sports sponsorship program as this is a first for the Indian affiliate to sponsor the country’s national Olympic team”.
The sponsorship of the Indian Olympic contingent comes close on the heels of similar such associations from Herbalife, Vietnam and Herbalife, Israel who are the official nutrition sponsors of their respective Olympic teams.
“The 2016 Rio Olympics is special for India as the country sends its largest contingent event to the global sporting spectacular. We, at Herbalife, wish every athlete the very best to fulfil their dreams and aspirations”, added Mr. Khanna.
Beginning with the Rio Olympics, Herbalife is mulling a long term partnership with Indian Olympic Association in an effort to identify sports federations for development of sports and its athletes, to begin with. Another significant area where the partnership will play a crucial role is nutrition, a key element in a sportsperson’s life, involving nutrition education and knowledge forums for athletes of various federations.
Commenting on the partnership, an IOA official said, “The coming together of Herbalife and Indian Olympic Association marks a new chapter in Indian sports sharing a common vision of holistic development of sports through nutrition. As a nutrition company, Herbalife has demonstrated it’s commitment to sports development through its various associations around the globe. The synergistic vision will go a long way in comprehensive development of sports and athletes”
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people’s lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90 countries. We are committed to addressing the global obesity epidemic by offering high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with a Herbalife Member and a community that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of US$4.5 billion in 2015.
Please visit: www.herbalife.co.in