Morris Garages India ropes in Benedict Cumberbatch as brand ambassador
Cumberbatch of ‘Sherlock’ fame has a strong resonance among pop culture and youth
Published - 20-March-2019
Morris Garages India has announced British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as its brand ambassador.
Cumberbatch on the association with MG brand said, “I have grown up seeing and reading about MGB’s and MG Midgets, recognising MG as a classic and iconic brand. I am delighted to be part of the launch of the new MG in India with the MG Hector, which may well be a classic of the future.”
Rajeev Chaba, Managing Director and CEO, MG India, said, “As one of the most recognised and beloved cultural icons from the UK, Benedict has a lot in common with Morris Garages. He has, throughout his career, experimented with various types of roles across stage productions, TV shows and movies to push the bar ever higher, something which resonates with MG’s commitment to technological innovation. His social and philanthropic work, as well as his support for inclusivity beyond gender is also in sync with our core brand ideology of nurturing diversity. We are glad to have Benedict Cumberbatch as our brand ambassador to represent MG.”
Cumberbatch of ‘Sherlock’ fame follows a strong resonance among pop culture and youth. The association further underlines MG’s unique British heritage and its focus on enabling the future with the core pillars of innovation, diversity and technology.