Puma, German sports and lifestyle brand, has hired boxing heavyweight MC Mary Kom as the new brand ambassador of the company. Signing a two-year deal with the brand, Kom will be the face of women's training category.
Abhishek Ganguly, Managing Director of PUMA India, said, "We are very thrilled to welcome Mary to the Puma family. She is going to take our women's category in India to the next level."
"She embodies the spirit of the Puma woman – determined, goal-oriented, confident, and forever gunning for the next big challenge. Having consistently defied all odds to achieve a wide range of records and medals, she is an idol for women all over India. With this association we want to work with Mary in achieving our vision of inspiring a much larger audience of Indian women," he further added.
Earlier, Puma had appointed Indian cricket captain Kohli as the brand ambassador for eight years.