By Line: Shivendra Pandey
Magnificent MC Mary Kom becomes Brand Ambassador of Puma sporting brand
On Monday, World’s largest sport’s & lifestyle brand Puma has appointed six-time female world boxing champion MC Mary Kom as its brand ambassador for two year’s.
“Being a woman and a mother I have faced several challenges that I have powered through thanks to my family and team. PUMA as a brand has always believed in supporting and encouraging women, which made it a perfect fit for me. PUMA products are a fusion of high technology and style, that will only enable me to take It up a notch. I am really excited to come on board with a brand that so perfectly reflects my very own ethos,” said Mary Kom.
“We are very thrilled to welcome Mary to the PUMA family. She is going to take our women’s category in India to the next level,” adds Abhishek Ganguly, Puma India, MD. “She embodies the spirit of the PUMA woman – determined, goal oriented, confident, and forever gunning for the next big challenge. Having consistently defied all odds to achieve a wide range of records and medals, she is an idol for women all over India. With this association we want to work with Mary in achieving our vision of inspiring a much larger audience of Indian women.”
Puma had earlier appointed Indian cricket captain Kohli as the brand ambassador for eight years in a deal worth about Rs 110 crore according to media reports. Kohli had later launched his athleisure brand One8 in collaboration with the brand.