Aggreko sponsors XX1X Olympiad

Released: 10 July 2007

Aggreko signs Beijing Sponsorship Agreement


The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) and Aggreko Plc announced today that Aggreko was named as the Temporary Power and Temperature Control Exclusive Supplier of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

According to agreement between BOCOG and Aggreko, Aggreko will provide the Beijing Olympic Games with temporary energy generation and delivery systems, temperature control systems, and related maintenance and repair services, and will receive certain marketing rights.

Having signed the Exclusive Supplier Agreement, BOCOG and Aggreko are now negotiating a contract under which Aggreko would install the temporary power to support the Beijing Olympic Games.

Mrs Yuan Bin, Director of the Marketing Department of BOCOG, outlined "Temporary power is critical to the success of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, and Aggreko has an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, service and the reliability of its equipment.” “We believe that with the strong support of Aggreko, the Beijing Games’ need of temporary power and temperature control will be fully met.” Yuan added.

Rupert Soames, Chief Executive of Aggreko, said “we are delighted and proud to have been selected by BOCOG as its temporary power and temperature control exclusive supplier. Aggreko has been a supplier of temporary power to many of the world’s largest sporting events for many years, including the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City and Atlanta, and other major international events.”


Note to Editors:

Aggreko plc is the global leader in the rental of power, temperature control and oil-free compressed air systems. Aggreko help customers in many different industries to improve and safeguard their operations by solving problems, creating opportunities and reducing risk. Aggreko provides 24/7 availability and service support with more than 2,500 employees operating from over 100 locations in 29 countries. In 2006, Aggreko served customers in 90 countries, and had revenues of approximately £540m. Aggreko plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L) and headquartered in Scotland.

Beijing Olympic Committe Presentation to Aggreko

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