Vilniaus rytas and AB ORLEN Lietuva continues its cooperation

2021 02 17 14:00

Basketball club Vilniaus Rytas continues its cooperation with its long-time partner AB ORLEN Lietuva.

Public Company ORLEN Lietuva is a refining company operating the only crude oil refinery in the Baltic States, a network of crude and petroleum product pipelines and an offshore terminal in Būtingė.

‘Sports sponsorship brings real and measurable business benefits. It fits perfectly in supporting our sales channels, in particular the retail segment, which we are consistently developing here in Lietuva, says ORLEN Lietuva General Director Michal Rudnicki. We also have a long history with supporting basketball, and we aim to keep it that way’.

As a strategic company, which ensures the energy security of the country and the entire region, ORLEN Lietuva has a significant impact on the Lithuanian economy.

We are grateful that during the pandemic our partners and ORLEN Lietuva, one of the largest Lithuanian companies, continue to be an important part of the capital's basketball, said Director of Vilniaus Rytas Justas Jankauskas.  ‘We are glad about our partnership, which contributes to the achievement of the overall goals of the team and the growth of Vilnius basketball.’

The company also focuses on promoting sport, culture, education and various social activities at both local and national level. Over the past two years, ORLEN Lietuva has spent more than EUR 2 million in support of various initiatives.