Effective 1st July 2018, PUMA will become the official partner of Olympique de Marseille and the global technical supplier and official licensing partner of the club.
Through its 118- year-old heritage, Olympique de Marseille has won 32 major trophies, including one UEFA Champions LeagueTM title in 1993. The new owner aims to make the club the future champion of French and European competitions.
Bjoern Gulden, chief executive officer for PUMA said: “We are very proud to become the partner of Olympique de Marseille. The club has a great tradition, great attitude, they play a fast and fun style of football, they have the best fans and the new owners have great ambitions and plans for the future. We think this is a great fit for PUMA and are really looking forward to this partnership."
Jacques-Henri Eyraud, president at Olympique de Marseille said: “OM will be the most important sports club for Puma in France and we have been very impressed by the will of its managers to actively support us on an international scale. It is a tremendous show of confidence for our ‘OM Champion Project’. This contract will provide us significant annual incomes required to allow us to achieve our sports objectives. It is the most important commercial contract in the history of the club.”