Marcos W. Fong (second left), CEO, Coca-Cola Beverages Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. and Liyon Sulog (third right), CEO, 2018 Micro Games seal the beverage partnership between Coca-Cola and Foremost and the 2018 Micro Games with a handshake at the Coke and Foremost corporate headquarters in Barrigada Heights, Guam. They are joined by (from left) Mike Brown, regional sales director and Rusty M. Loyola, import/export manager, both of Coca-Cola and Foremost; and Lukas Ruuemau, president, Pacific Bus Company and 2018 Micro Games supporter.
Coca-Cola and its distributor Foremost will provide beverages to 1,500 athletes and coaches at the 2018 MicroGames, according to a news release from the company.
The leading beverage companies will provide refreshments that include Coca-Cola family products, Powerade, Foremost T fruit-flavored teas, and Foremost Quench purified water to participants in the 13-day quadrennial Micronesian sporting event in the island of Yap from July 15 to 27.
Marcos W. Fong, CEO of Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc., considers the partnership with the 2018 Micro Games an important milestone in the companies’ support of events that promote athleticism, sportsmanship, friendship, and unity among the island nations in the Western Pacific.
“The presence of Coca-Cola and Foremost in the 2018 Micro Games speaks to our goal to sustain and strengthen our long-running support of sports and athletes in our region. Through our investment of beverages, we would like to make the 2018 Micro Games a memorable experience for athletes, fans, and communities in Micronesia. Wherever there are athletes, Coca-Cola and Foremost will be there to support instances of refreshment and to help celebrate winning moments,” Fong said.
The Micro Games Organizing Committee through 2018 Micro Games CEO, Liyon Sulog, has expressed its appreciation for the partnership with Coca-Cola and Foremost. “We are very excited about the sponsorship of Coca-Cola and Foremost,” Sulog said. “Coca-Cola has been a worldwide partner of the International Olympics for many years and, as such, its prominent presence in Yap will recognize the Micro Games as a leading regional sporting event.”