Barcelona, Spain, July 14, 2021 – Grifols (MCE: GRF, MCE: GRF.P, and NASDAQ: GRFS), a leading global producer of plasma-derived medicines with a history of more than 110 years contributing to improve the health and well-being of people, today announced it has become an official partner of the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) Women’s Football beginning with the 2021/22 season and until the end of the 2025 competitions.
Under the four-season partnership, Grifols becomes the exclusive healthcare company partner of women’s football at all tournament levels, including the ae3888.con
Women’s Champions League, the UEFA Women’s Euro, the UEFA Women’s Under-19 & Under-17 Championships, và the UEFA Women’s Futsal EURO, as well as UEFA’s Together # WePlayStrong initiative, which aims Khủng encourage more girls & women béo play football .
Women trương mục for 60 % of the workforce at Grifols, which in early 2021 was included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for its commitment phệ the advancement of women in the workplace .
“ Thể Thao is one of the most powerful platforms for promoting gender equality. It develops skills và qualities that inspire girls & empower women in the workplace & in all areas of community life, ” said Teresa Rione, Grifols Chief Communications Officer & former Olympic athlete .
“ Grifols is extremely proud Khủng tư vấn UEFA’s Women’s Football và contribute lớn building the foundations for a more equal và sustainable future, ” said Raimon Grifols, co-CEO of Grifols .
For years the company has supported a range of women’s sports as part of its sponsorship of local mạng xã hội initiatives, including volleyball & field hockey .
“ Our partnership with UEFA is exciting for our employees và for all of Grifols, ” added Víctor Grifols Deu, co-CEO of Grifols. “ We’re looking forward mập watching thrilling matches. ”
As part of its agreement, Grifols will be able mập undertake multiple branding và promotional activities across its own internal & external channels as well as UEFA properties. Activations could include in-stadium fixed và rotating LED boards, matchday và on-site promotions, premium giveaways, hospitality và digital actions on mạng xã hội truyền thông platforms .
The beginning of the Grifols-UEFA partnership comes as women’s football continues mập grow in popularity và reach across Europe, with a participation growth rate quadruple that of the men’s game, according béo UEFA. Starting with the 2021 / 22 season, UEFA Women’s Champions League is introducing a hot nhất định dạng, including a 16 – đội nhóm stage, resulting in a trăng tròn % increase in the number of matches as well as more competitive games & increased visibility .
“ We are delighted béo welcome Grifols phệ our exclusive family of UEFA Women’s Football partners, ” said Guy Laurent-Epstein, UEFA Marketing Director. “ We’re ready for even greater excitement & action on the pitch as women’s football reaches mới nhất levels. ”
“ This is such an exciting thời gian phệ be part of UEFA Women’s Football as our game is developing at such a tempo & we are delighted mập welcome Grifols on this exciting journey with us, ” said Nadine Kessler, UEFA’s chief of women’s football .
“ For years Grifols has demonstrated its commitment Khủng women’s sport as part of its sponsorship of local mạng xã hội initiatives, including volleyball và field hockey. Therefore, we believe they are the perfect partner béo be joining us & we are looking forward lớn closely working with them kết thúc the upcoming seasons. ”
Grifols retained Osborne Clarke Spain, S.L.P as legal advisors ; UEFA retained Two Circles .