RU
Apr 28, 2016
NPF FUTURE became a general partner of the Russian Olympic Committee

100 days before the start of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the official ceremony of signing a partnership contract between the Russian Olympic Committee and the non-state pension fund (NPF) FUTURE took place at the Innovation Center of the Russian Olympic Committee with participation of President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Aleksandr Zhukov, the head of the Board of Directors of the O1 Group, Boris Mints, the CEO of the Russian Olympic Committee, Vladimir Sengleev, and the CEO of NPF FUTURE, Nikolay Sidorov.

As a General Partner of the Russian Olympic Committee and the Russian Olympic Team. NPF FUTURE will participate in implementing the Russian Olympic Committee's program for supporting the preparation of the Russian sportsmen for the XXXI Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which will take place on August 5 - 21, 2016, as well as for the Winter Olympic Games 2018 in Pyeongchang (South Korea).

In addition to that, the fund will become a partner of the Russian Team new major project by the Russian Olympic Committee, a program designated to become one of the leading nation-wide projects in the area of high-performance sports and mass sports in the country by means of unifying all national teams, sportsmen and their fans under the colors of the Russian flag.

The program's social mission is to support the unification of Russian society on the basis of patriotism, devotion to one’s own country and its heroes, respect for the core values and principles of Russian statehood by means of promoting sport and the achievements of Russian sportsmen at all levels and for all audience categories.

In the framework of its marketing program and signed partnership contract, the Russian Olympic Committee will grant a set of rights to the symbols of the Russian Olympic Committee, the Russian Olympic Team and the Russian Team to NPF FUTURE, which will be used by the Fund in its business in order to achieve various goals and tasks.

The CEO of NPF FUTURE, Nikolay Sidorov, stated: "NPF FUTURE is a socially responsible business, whose clients comprised almost 4 mln residents throughout the country. Our main goal is their financial well-being when they retire and we share the values of the Olympic movement, such as a commitment to a bright future, and the harmonic and complete development of the human individual, in our business. Thanks to the partnership with the Russian Olympic Committee, we have obtained the possibility to support competitive sports and to promote them among the dozens of millions of residents throughout the country who follow the Olympic Games."

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the O1 Group, Boris Mints, stated: "Participation in this project is very important for us and we will do our best to become a dignified partner of the Russian Olympic Committee. In the framework of our partnership with the Russian Olympic Committee our Company will continue implementing the strategy aimed at participation in major international sport projects. NPF FUTURE is one of the largest pension funds with a wide regional presence. This cooperation allows us not only to position the FUTURE brand in a new sports segment, but also to strengthen our positions on the Russian pension market. The Olympic movement certainly contributes to the implementation of the most important priority of the Russian national policy: promoting a healthy lifestyle, bringing up the younger generation and developing mass sports. Along with the development of our investment business, we pay much attention to sports and social programs and our contract with the Russian Olympic Committee is one of the best examples of such work."

President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Aleksandr Zhukov, stated: "The company NPF FUTURE has become a partner of the Russian Olympic Committee in the framework of 2016-2018 Olympic cycle. Joining the marketing program of the Russian Olympic Committee will certainly represent significant support for competitive sports and mass sports in Russia, as well as allow the Russian Olympic Committee to implement its strategic goal for the preparation of Russian athletes and ensuring the participation of the Russian Olympic Teams in XXXI Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro and XXIII Winter Olympic Games 2018 in Pyeongchang in the most efficient way. We are very happy to accept our new partner in the Olympic family and hope for the long-term and mutually beneficial cooperation."

Vladimir Sengleev, the CEO of the Russian Olympic Committee, stated: "Signing the partnership contract today represents an important event for the whole Olympic movement in Russia. The Russian Olympic Committee not only prepares the Russian Olympic Teams for the Olympic Games, but is also involved in developing mass sports; we have a program called ‘Olympic Country’." The Russian Olympic Committee not only prepares the Russian Olympic Teams for the Olympic Games, but is also involved in developing mass sports; we have a program called ‘Olympic Country’."