PUTRAJAYA: The last time Malaysia hosted the SEA Games – in 2001 – Spritzer Bhd was on board as one of the sponsors.
Now that the Games are back in KL – after 16 years – so have the nation’s largest bottled water company.
Yesterday, Spritzer was unveiled as the KL Games’ 13th sponsor and official bottled water partner.
Spritzer is the sixth Silver sponsor (RM1mil-RM3mil) of the Games, joining 100PLUS, Milo, Prudential, SCGM Bhd and McDonald’s.
“I’m pleased to welcome again the newest member of the KL2017 family – Spritzer. I said again because Spritzer also sponsored the previous KL Games in 2001,” said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin after witnessing the signing ceremony at Menara KBS yesterday.
The Malaysian SEA Games Organising Committee (Masoc) are now just RM8mil short of reaching their RM80mil sponsorship target.
“With this latest sponsorship, we have now amassed RM72mil – RM22mil in cash and RM50mil in kind,” said Khairy, who is also Masoc chairman.