Tokyo 2020 appoints Mitsubishi Electric as an Official PartnerThe Organising Committee now have 28 Tokyo 2020 Partners, including 13 Official Partners. 29 Feb 2016
"It will be a great honour for Mitsubishi Electric to contribute to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games"
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today welcomed Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Mitsubishi Electric) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner, the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
Mitsubishi Electric has been attributed the category “Elevators, Escalators & Moving Walkways.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 Partners to 28, including 13 Official Partners.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the new appointment: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Mitsubishi Electric as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner. By providing elevators, escalators and moving walkways, Mitsubishi Electric is making a significant contribution to the realisation of a barrier-free society and to promoting para-sports. Shortly after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the company will be marking its centenary, and Tokyo 2020 is delighted to have such an illustrious partner on board.”
Masaki Sakuyama, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, added: "It will be a great honour for Mitsubishi Electric to contribute to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as we head toward our centenary year in 2021. The whole company will be engaged in promoting sport toward the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games, and we would very much like to support the Games with Mitsubishi Electric elevators, escalators and moving walkways to facilitate the safe, secure and convenient movement of athletes and visitors alike. It is our earnest wish that the Tokyo 2020 Games will be a truly inspirational Games that bring people together and live long in the hearts and memories of all those who witness them.”
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will take place between 25 August and 6 September 2020.