RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks today announced that it has expanded its partnership with Boeing [NYSE: BA], which employs more than 86,500 employees in the Puget Sound region. Boeing has partnered with the Seahawks for more than 10 years.
"We are proud that Boeing, the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners, has enhanced its partnership with our team," said Seahawks President Peter McLoughlin. "We share many of the same core values, including a passion for excellence and a strong commitment to the community."
As part of the exclusive sponsorship, Boeing will increase its branding footprint in connection with the Seahawks, including during press conferences and other media opportunities related to the team.
"We are pleased to partner with such an amazing team," said Ray Conner, president and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Boeing and the Seahawks share a long history together in the Puget Sound region and we look forward to continuing our support of the community through this opportunity."
Boeing's partnership begins immediately.