Golf star Martin Kaymer named Etihad brand ambassador

Abu Dhabi, Jan 12 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has expanded its guest ambassador programme with the addition of international golfer Martin Kaymer.

Having won the US PGA Championship in 2010, the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship for a record three times in 2008, 2010 and 2011, and holing the winning putt for the European Ryder Cup Team in 2012, Kaymer is considered one of the brightest stars of the golfing world.

“As one of the world’s leading golf stars, Martin Kaymer has dedicated fans throughout the world, including his home country of Germany,” Etihad Airways chief commercial officer Peter Baumgartner said in a statement Sunday.

“Behind his impressive sporting achievements is a determination to work hard and achieve excellence, values that he shares with Etihad Airways,” he added.

As the latest Etihad guest ambassador, he will work on a series of initiatives to raise the airways’ brand awareness in Germany and other key markets around the world.