According to an article published on R7.com, Ricardo Guimarães of Banco BMG announced that the firm will sponsor Marcelo Melo, a tennis player. The company has already signed the agreement with the player, who is ranked position one in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals. Mr. Ricardo Guimarães said the logo of Minas Gerais Bank will be printed on the sleeves of the player’s uniform, training and other materials he will be using. In response to the sponsorship, Melo said that the support of the bank will assist him to prepare well for the Olympic Games that will take place in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
This contract is expected to play an important role to the athlete and enable him perform exceptionally well during the games. Ricardo Guimarães is the president of BMG bank, which will support Marcelo and enable him achieve other great titles during the Olympic Games. According to Ricardo Guimarães, the partnership was signed early November, and it’s their responsibility to sponsor sports’ activities where they are able. Mr. Marcelo agreed that sponsorship by large companies doubles athletes’ performance when participating in different championships.
The athlete arrived in Brazil with a championship trophy in 100 Master of Paris championship, which he obtained with his partner Ivan Dodig. Previously, the Brazilian had won three other championships in a row and this was the fourth one. In 2015 alone, Marcelo has won several tournaments like ATP’s 500 Acapulco, in Vienna and Tokyo and other more. The president of BMG Ricardo Guimarães has ensured the company is taking social responsibility seriously by continuing with its tradition of embracing talented sportsmen/women in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. The company has supported various categories, more so prominent athletes participating on the international championships.
Ricardo Guimarães said it’s in their interest to continue supporting professional athletes who are dedicated and committed to achieving their goals. As such, his company’s values are highly esteemed as in the case of Marcelo Melo. Mr. Ricardo Guimarães reiterates that the partnership signed with the player aims at promoting the name of the company within the sport arena and making it recognized by those watching the games. Banco BMG is one of the largest banks in Brazil and has more than 80 years since it was established. It is owned by Guimarães family, and they are still managing it with assistance from other professionals.