Press release - The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced today that it has concluded an agreement with Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic) under which they will serve as Supporting Partners of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.
Akira Kono, Director / Consumer Marketing Division (Japan) of Panasonic, commented, “As a Worldwide Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Panasonic supports the operation of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. In addition to this role, Panasonic has become a Supporting Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay. In this role Panasonic will help share the excitement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay across Japan through deployment of our wide range of products and promotional activities, aiming to unite everyone in Japan around the coming Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.”
Yoshiro Mori, President of Tokyo 2020, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Panasonic as a Supporting Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will connect the many torchbearers and supporting staff as it winds its way throughout Japan for 121 days. We hope that Panasonic, whose products and technologies have touched the lives of people all over Japan for many years, will bring similar excitement to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.”