The Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today welcomed Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner, the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company has been attributed the category “External Pain Relief Products.” Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to 48*, including 15 Gold Partners, 30 Official Partners, and 3 Official Supporters, all of whom will play vital roles in the successful delivery of the Games.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the announcement, commenting, “I am delighted to welcome Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner. Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical's external pain relief products and other goods have been helping ensure healthy and comfortable lifestyles in Japan for many decades. The company is additionally a firm supporter of Tokyo 2020 athletes and stakeholders, and I am confident that they will continue their support and contribute further towards the Olympic and Paralympic Movements.”
Kazuhide Nakatomi, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical, commented, “We are honoured to have become an official partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical is now a "Tokyo 2020 Official Partner", aiming to introduce our company mission, "Promoting Patch Treatment Worldwide”, to all the people who will be gathering in Tokyo in 2020 from around the world. By supplying products in our contracted category, we hope to help promote the Olympic and Paralympic Movements and contribute to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games.”
About the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme: The Olympic sponsor programme is divided into four separate categories, with the IOC's The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme constituting the very highest level of Olympic sponsorship. The Worldwide TOP Partners who support the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are Coca-Cola, Alibaba, Atos, Bridgestone, Dow, GE, Intel, Omega, Panasonic, Procter and Gamble, Samsung, Toyota and Visa.
The three remaining categories are designated for domestic sponsors. The highest domestic tier comprises Gold Partners, the second tier consists of Official Partners and the third tier is made up of Official Supporters. Domestic sponsors will also be core components of Tokyo 2020's Marketing Programme, and until 2020 they will be indispensable partners both for the successful delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and as partners of Japan's Olympic and Paralympic teams. Accordingly, they will be accorded the rights to use Tokyo 2020's Olympic and Paralympic designations and imagery, including emblems, mascots and slogans. In collaboration with all sponsors who take part in the Marketing Programme, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee will work to contribute to a brighter tomorrow for both Japan and the world.
Please click the following link to learn more about the rights granted to the Tokyo 2020 Games' Sponsors: Sponsorship Programme
About Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical: Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical has been engaged in the pharmaceutical industry since 1847 and has in the meantime become one of Japan's leading companies and health campaigners through its providing medicines, in particular external pain relief patches.
Patches can be easily applied to the body to provide relief; can improve administering of drugs and helping to deliver a better quality of life. This is a feature of Japan's therapeutic culture that we are proud to expand to the world.
Our company mission is to “Promote the Benefits of Patch Treatment to the World”, and our corporate philosophy, focusing on global expansion, is to “Deliver a Better Quality of Life to the World”.
Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Official Website: http://global.hisamitsu/index.html
In addition to these 48 Tokyo 2020 domestic partners, the Tokyo 2020 sponsorship programme also includes five Worldwide Olympic Partners – Atos, Bridgestone, Omega, Panasonic and Toyota – as Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Gold Partners.