D.C. United are proud to announce that Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has extended its exclusive presenting partnership with the club.
As the continued presenting partner and exclusive jersey sponsor of D.C. United, the Leidos logo will continue to be featured on the front of the team Jersey, and displayed prominently throughout the stadium and the team’s marketing and media properties. D.C. United and Leidos will also continue their joint community engagement through key events including Armed Forces Week.
"We are honored to extend our partnership with Leidos,” said Jason Levien, D.C. United’s Managing General Partner. “We thank Roger Krone and the 18,000 employees of Leidos for their continued support and collaboration, and we look forward to working together toward continued success, both on and off of the field, as we head into our new home at Buzzard Point.”
“We’re pleased to continue our partnership with D.C. United, which enables us to raise brand awareness not only in the DC region, but across the U.S. and internationally,” said Leidos Chairman & CEO Roger Krone. “As we pursue the planned combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin’s Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) business, we look forward to sharing the benefits of this relationship with our new, expanded team in the future.”
D.C. United’s 2016 season kicks off March 6 in Los Angeles when they play the LA Galaxy (10 PM EST, UniMas). The team’s home opener at RFK Stadium is on March 20 at 5PM EST when they host the Colorado Rapids. The match will air on ESPN2.
Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world’s toughest challenges in national security, health and engineering. The Company’s 18,000 employees support vital missions for government and the commercial sector, develop innovative solutions to drive better outcomes and defend our digital and physical infrastructure from ‘new world’ threats. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $5.09 billion for its fiscal year ended January 1, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.