Sembcorp Signs Three-Year Sponsorship Deal With The Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA)

Singapore, Dec 09, 2010

The Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) is proud to announce that it has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp). This new sponsorship agreement marks a new long-term relationship between STTA and Sembcorp, which begins on December 9, 2010 and will continue through 2013.

The cash sponsorship is worth S$300,000 and will see Sembcorp’s logo emblazoned on the front of the national players’ jerseys when they play on the overseas professional tour circuit and in the World Championships and World Cup.

The cash sponsorship will also go towards STTA’s effort to raise the level of the game in Singapore and help to nurture more table tennis talents through STTA current programmes to develop youth players for progression into the National Team.  

Mr Tang Kin Fei, Sembcorp Group President & CEO, said: “As a home-grown company, Sembcorp is very pleased to be supporting our national table tennis team, which has done Singapore proud with its achievements on the world stage. We hope that this sponsorship will encourage the team to continue to work hard and fly the flag for us at international competitions, and also contribute towards STTA’s efforts to raise appreciation for table tennis in Singapore.”

Er Lee Bee Wah, Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC & President, STTA, said: “We are ecstatic to have Sembcorp, a Singapore-headquartered company with its operations spread globally, aboard and we look forward to the partnership.  We are very proud that a big private corporation like Sembcorp has chosen the STTA and table tennis to showcase its brand name to the world”.

Er Lee added, “It is heartening to have local companies supporting local sports. This sponsorship marks the commitment of Sembcorp to collaborate in grooming young sportsmen and sportswomen into the champions of tomorrow.”

Media Contact

For enquiries for STTA:
Ms Laura Wong
MarCom & Events Manager
Singapore Table Tennis Association    
Tel: (65) 6354 1014
Hp: (65) 9711 3545  
Fax: (65) 6353 9109    
Email: laura_wong@stta.org.sg
Website: www.stta.org.sg

For enquiries for Sembcorp:
Ms Fock Siuling
Senior Manager, Group Corporate Relations
Sembcorp Industries Ltd
Tel: (65) 6723 3152
Fax: (65) 6822 3240
Email: fock.siuling@sembcorp.com
Website: www.sembcorp.com

Ms Alancia Winnie Neo
Manager, Group Corporate Relations
Sembcorp Industries Ltd
Tel: (65) 6723 3249
Fax: (65) 6822 3240
Email: alancia.neo@sembcorp.com
Website: www.sembcorp.com

ABOUT SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES

Sembcorp Industries is a leading energy, water and marine group operating in 19 countries across six continents worldwide. With facilities with 5,600 megawatts of gross power capacity and over six million cubic metres of water per day in operation and under development, Sembcorp is a trusted provider of essential energy and water solutions to both industrial and municipal customers. It is also a world leader in marine and offshore engineering, as well as an established developer of integrated townships and industrial parks.

The Group has total assets of over S$10 billion and employs over 8,500 employees. Listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange, it is a component stock of the Straits Times Index and several MSCI indices.

ABOUT STTA

STTA is a National Sports Association affiliated to the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) and Singapore Sports Council (SSC).

Mission

Our mission is to develop world class table tennis players by identifying, nurturing and motivating aspiring table-tennis talents to become the best that they could be.
The STTA is also committed to promoting table tennis vigorously by building a significant number of table tennis players to help make a vibrant sporting Singapore.

Vision

To be one of the top 5 table tennis nations in the world.

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