Champions League picks Yapı Kredi as official bank
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Yapı Kredi Chief Executive Officer Faik Açıkalın (L) says the lender finds sporting sponsorships in various countries meaningful.Turkey’s Yapı Kredi Bank has become the official bank of the world’s largest football organization, the UEFA Champions League. This will be the first time a Turkish bank has become the official sponsor of this prestigious sporting organization for a three-year period, according to the company press release.
“Football is not only a branch of sport. In our time it has become a culture that molds the public’s history, social and even political fabric. As a company that believes ‘there are no limits to service,’ we find it extremely meaningful that we will be able to sign our name to different sporting events played in various countries,” said Yapı Kredi’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Faik Açıkalın.
He added that Yapı Kredi is committed to excellence in every endeavor that it partakes in and that the bank would engage in many undertakings over the next three years to bring the excitement of football to its employees, its customers and the Turkish public.