Fuji Xerox Sponsors the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar
October 31, 2013
TOKYO, October 31, 2013 — Fuji Xerox will serve as an official sponsor of the 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in the IT solutions category. SEA Games will be held in the Republic of Union of Myanmar from December 11 to 22, 2013.
This year's SEA Games will be the 27th event since it was first held in 1951. The event is held once in every two years with the objectives to improve the friendship, understanding and peace in the Southeast Asian region and to promote the Olympic Movement, and is a popular sports event in the region.
A total of 11 countries from the Southeast Asian region including the host country Myanmar (Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor) will participate to the event with approximately 6,000 athletes competing in more than 30 sporting events. Myanmar will host the SEA Games for the first time in 44 years.
Fuji Xerox established its direct business operation Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (Myanmar Branch) in Yangon, Myanmar in April 2013, with an aim to contribute to the economic growth of Myanmar by providing sales consulting services as well as offering proposals for high value-added products.
"This will be a historical event for Myanmar that has been showing a rapid economic growth," said Masashi Honda, corporate vice president of Fuji Xerox and the president of Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Operations. "We are very proud to be a sponsor of such an event, which the whole of South East Asia is excited about and looking forward to. Fuji Xerox will make sure to support the event to be a success."
As a leading company in the field of Document Services & Communications, Fuji Xerox will continuously contribute to the development of Myanmar as well as the Southeast Asian region.