Nadal Sponsorship

Kia Brand Ambassador -Rafael Nadal

global brand ambassador for Kia Motors Corporation
Since 2006 young Spaniard tennis sensation Rafael Nadal has been acting as a global brand ambassador for Kia Motors Corporation. With this ambassadorship, Nadal and Kia have teamed up together to promote Kia's brand value of 'The Power to Surprise' to worldwide.
Rafael Nadal

Nadal has been featured in many Kia's global advertising campaigns in TV and print media since his partnership with Kia in 2006. He has been also helping to promote the Kia brand by taking part in various initiatives held by the automaker, including major international motor shows.

Hyoung-Keun Lee, Vice Chairman and CEO of Kia Motors Corporation, said, "We are continuously developing and enhancing the Kia brand through the sponsorship of world class sports tournaments like the Australian Open. Rafael Nadal, with his young dynamic & exciting on-court presence, is the perfect partner to help building the Kia brand by promoting our 'vibrant and distinctive' image worldwide."

Rafael Nadal said, "I am delighted to have this opportunity to represent a world class automaker, Kia Motors Corporation. I will do my best to promote the Kia brand across all of its key global markets by continuing to improve my play on the court."
Nadal took the world of tennis by storm when he made his professional debut in 2001 at the age of just 16. He won 10 titles before turning 20 years-old, which is the achievement unsurpassed in the Open Era. Nadal has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles and he became the seventh player in history and youngest of four in the Open Era to achieve the Career Grand Slam. In 2013, he won the French Open against David Ferrer which brings him a record-breaking 8th victory at Roland Garros.
Nadal has been a respected role model as Kia's global ambassador for the last seven years by remarkable sportsmanship and victories, which has noticeably boosted the Kia brand in the global market. In 2011, Kia has extended the partnership with Nadal until 2015 anticipating more synergy effects connected with sponsorship of the Australian Open.

Rafael Nadal - Parera

Nationality
Spanish (Mallorca)
Date of Birth
June 03, 1986
Resides
Manacor, Mallorca, Spain
Plays
Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Family
Sebastian, Ana Maria and younger sister Maria Isabel.
Became professional
2001
Grand Slam Titles (12 Titles & 5 Runners-up)
Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
2013 Winner
2012 Runner-up Winner
2011 Winner Runner-up Runner-up
2010 Winner Winner Winner
2009 Winner
2008 Winner Winner
2007 Winner Runner-up
2006 Winner Runner-up
2005 Winner

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