Wednesday, July 17, 2024

GMR Group named principal sponsor of the Seattle Orcas

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GMR Group has signed on as the principal sponsor of the Seattle Orcas for the upcoming Major League Cricket (MLC) season. 

The Seattle Orcas are one of the six franchises in the MLC. It is owned by an investor group that includes Satya Nadella, Soma Somasegar, Sanjay Parthasarathy, Samir Bodas, and Ashok Krishnamurthi, in partnership with GMR Group.

As part of the sponsorship, the GMR logo will be prominently displayed on the arm of the Seattle Orcas’ jerseys throughout the season. Additionally, GMR Group will benefit from various sponsorship rights, including LED board displays, award presentations, toss mats, and ticket allocations. The Group will also have access to advertising spots, enhancing visibility and engagement across international markets.

Kiran Kumar Grandhi, Corporate Chairman of GMR Group says, “We are excited to extend our presence into the vibrant sports community of Seattle through our partnership with the Seattle Orcas. This collaboration not only resonates with our ethos of community engagement but also underscores our dedication to promoting sports as a unifying force globally.Our association with the Seattle Orcas marks a significant milestone in our journey. We eagerly anticipate contributing to the team’s success and engaging with the passionate fan base of the Seattle Orcas.”

GMR Group co-owns the Indian Premier League team Delhi Capitals and the Pro Kabaddi League’s UP Yoddhas and operates a subsidiary called GMR Sports

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