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West Ham announce new technology partner - and its a familiar name in football

In a club statement, West Ham United said they were are delighted to announce an exciting long-term partnership with global technology giant Ricoh. A name not new to football given its association with the Ricoh Arena.
The deal will see Ricoh supporting West Ham in servicing the new Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, bringing state-of-the-art technologies to the Hammers’ future home.
The new relationship will revolutionise the West Ham matchday experience come the big kick-off in August 2016. Ricoh specialises in delivering business and experience transformation via its IT and document services.
The high-profile partnership is the latest in the Club’s ever-increasing sponsorship portfolio, which continues to give the West Ham United brand further prominence domestically and overseas.  
West Ham United Commercial Director Felicity Barnard said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be teaming up with a brand of this calibre. Ricoh has a rich heritage and proven expertise in business and sports sponsorship. 
“Above all, this will allow us to improve the supporter experience by significantly enhancing our matchday offering. We believe this is a really exciting partnership for the Club and look forward to working very closely with Ricoh over the coming years.” 
Chas Moloney, Marketing Director at Ricoh, said: “We are delighted to have become a partner of West Ham United and are excited to be working with them on creating an exceptional fan experience at the new Stadium.”
Ricoh are renowned for solutions that improve the interaction between people and information.

As a business, it prides itself on the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
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