We are united in spirit and service. Team Otis members bring their special brand of dedication, enthusiasm and fun to Special Olympics athletes around the world.

Launched in June 1994 with an international flag-raising ceremony at Otis World Headquarters in Farmington, Conn., United States, Team Otis was the inspiration of Jean Pierre Van Rooy, former president of Otis Elevator Company. Team Otis supports Special Olympics around the globe, bringing a special commonality and camaraderie to company employees worldwide.

A Global Team
You can find Otis employees working with Special Olympics programs in Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay.

We are especially proud of our involvement in the Special Olympics and in the Team Otis members who volunteer their time and fund-raising capabilities so generously. Team Otis and Otis Elevator Company have donated more than US $1 million to Special Olympics programs worldwide. Many Otis executives and senior managers currently serve on Special Olympics boards in countries throughout the world.