Gillette signs deal with Edward Gaming Gillette is thrilled to announce EDward Gaming (EDG), the top Chinese League of Legends team in the world, as the brand’s first ever global esports team partner. EDG will line up alongside iconic sport franchises FC Barcelona and the New England Patriots to round out Gillette’s portfolio of team partnerships and further highlight its dedication to athletes and teams in their pursuit of precision.
Gillette partners with Intel Extreme Masters For more than 100 years Gillette® [NYSE: PG], the world’s leading male grooming brand, has aligned itself with some of the most prominent and respected athletes and sports leagues in the world. Today, the brand is proud to announce a new partnership with ESL, the world’s largest eSports company, through a sponsorship of the League of Legends Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) World Championship in Katowice, Poland from February 24-26, 2017. Leading Gillette’s entrance into gaming is the brand’s first ever eSports athlete, Enrique “xPeke” Cedeño. xPeke is uniquely qualified to join Gillette’s line-up of all-star athletes from his success as a professional gamer, team owner, and former IEM Katowice Most Valuable Player (MVP).