On the occasion of the signing of the contract Georges Hoffmann, chief executive of the GASAG, says: "As a metropolis with international standards Berlin needs such an arena. We are pleased to contribute to the development of the Mercedes-Benz Arena with our commitment.” GASAG is founding partner and exclusive energy supplier of one of the most modern multi-functional arenas worldwide – the Mercedes-Benz Arena. With their partnership GASAG has their share in an entirely new event experience. The GASAG therewith consistently continues their commitment for Berlin. In and for Berlin the company is not only synonymous with secure natural gas supply and the use of energy-saving, environmentally friendly and groundbreaking energies but also with adoption of social responsibility by steady and long-term sponsoring in art, culture, sports and social affairs.