Jamie Oliver Named Samsung Olympic Ambassador
Samsung Electronics Monday announced an exclusive agreement with Jamie Oliver to be an ambassador for the 2012 Olympic Games. Samsung has been the World Wide Olympic partner for Wireless Communications Equipment since 1997, and will continue the partnership through Rio 2016. In a statement, Oliver states how exited he is to work with the company.
"I'm truly honoured and excited to be involved in London 2012 as an ambassador for Samsung. Samsung has developed some fantastic initiatives to get young people around the world involved in the Games and we both want as many people as possible to be part of this incredible event," said Oliver.
Jamie Oliver is originally from Essex, and over the last 15 years has made a name for himself through various television shows, best selling cookbooks, and his charity, The Jamie Oliver Foundation, which works to raise the profile of food education.