Besides extending the existing partnership, ABN AMRO and the ArenA will be cooperating even more closely on sustainability and corporate social responsibility over the next few years. They are looking into such matters as how they might be able to contribute to developing Amsterdam’s Zuidoost district and equal opportunities for its residents.
Tanja Dik, CEO Johan Cruijff ArenA: ‘ABN AMRO has made an extremely valuable contribution in terms of turning the ArenA into one of the most sustainable stadiums in the world and the Netherlands’ most aesthetically pleasing stadium. Both of us are based in the Zuidoost district and we feel connected to the area and its residents. It is great that we can direct our efforts towards helping them’.
Sander Bestevaar, Head of Sponsoring and Events ABN AMRO: ‘As one of the founders of the Johan Cruijff ArenA, we are proud of what we have achieved together over the past 25 years. And we are looking forward to the next few years, over the course of which we will be training the focus of our partnership even more on fostering equal opportunities and creating a more sustainable world for us all’.
Johan Cruijff ArenA
The Johan Cruijff ArenA has been the football stadium in the Netherlands as well as the home base of AFC Ajax and the Dutch national team for over 25 years now. It also serves as a multifunctional venue for major national and international music and dance events as well as meetings in the business sector. These activities are organised in close collaboration with various partners, together with whom we provide state-of-the-art facilities, safety and an optimum experience for the public. And we do all this whilst giving due consideration to our surroundings and the next generation.
ABN AMRO is a Dutch bank for personal, business and private banking customers. We offer them a wide range of financial products and services. Our focus is on north-western Europe. Our purpose is Banking for better, for generations to come. Our head office is located in Amsterdam. We serve in excess of 5 million customers and employee just over 19,000 people.