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Industry: Daikin delivers cool S$1 million to Singapore SEA Games

Ching Khim Huat, Managing Director of Daikin Air-conditioning (Singapore), and Lim Teck Yin, Chairman of SINGSOC EXCO.

Ching Khim Huat, Managing Director of Daikin (Singapore), and Lim Teck Yin, Chairman of SINGSOC EXCO.

May 1, 2015: Daikin Industries will be the Official Cooling Sponsor of the 28th SEA Games, the Singapore Southeast Asian Games Organising Committee (SINGSOC) announced.

 

Daikin, the world’s largest air-conditioning manufacturer, will provide cash sponsorship of S$1 million to the quadrennial multi-games event, which will be held in Singapore from June 5-16.

 

Ching Khim Huat, Managing Director of Daikin Air-conditioning (Singapore), said: “Daikin is proud to play a key role in promoting sports around the region. We firmly believe that sporting events like the SEA Games not only encourages but also fosters strong regional cooperation, community spirit, friendship and peace within the Southeast Asian community.”

 

Lim Teck Yin, Chairman of SINGSOC EXCO, said: “We are pleased to have Daikin on board for the 28th SEA Games and their sponsorship will go a long way towards the success of the Games. The SEA Games is about bridging relationships across the Southeast Asian nations and Daikin’s involvement in the global sporting scene makes them an ideal partner to co-create this regional Games with.”

 

Daikin’s other sporting sponsorships include the Daikin Orchid Ladies Golf Tournament in Okinawa, Galatasaray women’s volleyball team in Turkey, Hangzhou Greentown Football Club in China, Chonburi Football Club in Thailand and SV Germania 08 women’s football team in Germany. It also supports billiards and football leagues, cycling events, and track and field competitions.

 

Source: SEA Games (www.seagames.com); Editing by SportAsia

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