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Sachin Tendulkar is Toshiba's new brand ambassador

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is now Toshiba's brand ambassador in India. File photo  

Toshiba Corporation has appointed cricketing superstar Sachin Tendulkar as its brand ambassador across its product categories of laptops, LCD TVs and home appliances and for corporate branding in India.

With Tendulkar as the new brand ambassador, Toshiba will be launching an extensive cross-product media campaign with the key message of ‘Quality·Technology·Design’, a press release issued here on Thursday stated.

As to why Tendulkar was chosen as Toshiba’s brand ambassador for India, Toshiba India’s Managing Director, Kenji Urai, said, “Cricket is the most popular sport in India and Sachin, the most formidable and popular cricketer, is an influential figure. His cricketing achievements and constant quest for high performance is in line with Toshiba’s ‘Leading Innovation’ tagline, where Toshiba aims to provide products with innovation in high quality, leading-edge technology and stylish design.”

As Toshiba’s brand ambassador, Tendulkar will be featured in Toshiba advertisements in major media for its laptops, LCD TVs and home appliances.

It is hoped that Toshiba’s leading technology and quality, coupled with the image of Tendulkar’s prowess in cricket, will result in a positive effect for the brand, the release said.

Speaking of his endorsement for Toshiba, Tendulkar said, “Toshiba is all about excellence in quality, technology and design. They believe in perfection and innovation which has also been the guiding force throughout my career. I am extremely happy to be a part of Toshiba family.”


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