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Opus Energy weighs in with sponsorship of Chantelle Cameron, next rising star of sport
Opus Energy, the Northampton-based B2B energy supplier, has announced its sponsorship support for Northampton-born female boxer Chantelle Cameron.
Chantelle will join Daniel Keatings, gymnastics World silver medallist and European champion, in a line-up of sporting talent being supported by Opus Energy as it looks to develop potential of all types in the local community.
Chantelle is currently on the Great Britain women’s boxing programme training full time in the lightweight (60kg) weight class. At just 21 years old, she already holds a wealth of achievements in both national and international competitions, after only 2 ½ years in the sport.
She has competed in the National ABA boxing championships and won silver representing England at the EU championships. Prior to taking up women's boxing, Chantelle was the undefeated British and World kickboxing champion, with five title belts to her name.
Her swift success has led her to dream of winning Olympic Gold at Rio 2016, a goal well within her reach. Chantelle narrowly missed out on being selected for the 2012 Olympics team simply down to a lack of experience which will not be the case when selection is made for the Olympics in Rio 2016.
Annamarie Petsis Jones, HR Director, Opus Energy, commented on the new sponsorship:
Chantelle added: “It’s an incredible boost to be chosen for sponsorship by a local company like Opus Energy. As well as supporting me with my day-to-day living, I hope that their sponsorship will also help to shine more of a spotlight on boxing. Being backed like this only makes me more determined to get to Rio and show the U.K. what I’m made of.”
Notes to editors:
- Photograph shows Chantelle Cameron, the Northampton-
- Interviews with Annamarie Petsis Jones, HR Director, Opus Energy, and the boxer Chantelle Cameron are available upon request.
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About Opus Energy
Opus Energy is one of the UK’s leading business energy suppliers. The company employs 500 people over its Northampton and Oxford-based offices.
Opus Energy supplies more than 150,000 business locations across the UK with power. Customers include: White Stuff, Paperchase, Stagecoach, Pizza Hut and Virgin Media.
In addition to supplying energy, Opus Energy also purchases power from over 700 renewable generators in the UK which it then supplies to its customers.
Opus Energy was ranked as the highest-rated provider for small and medium energy users in Datamonitor’
The management team has a 50 per cent stake in the business, while GDF SUEZ holds 30 per cent and Telecom Plus Plc has 20 per cent.
For further information about Opus Energy, please visit www.opusenergy.com.