Dwyane Wade becomes Ambassador Hublot
The watch brand Hublot (LVMH group) has just announced in a press release, the signing of a partnership with Dwyane Wade basketball superstar, player for the Miami HEAT. Dwyane Wade joins the circle ambassadors Hublot, all true legends alive in their respective disciplines: Jet Li in martial arts and cinema, Diego Maradona and Manchester United in football, Maria Riesch, Bode Miller and Dario Cologna in skiing, the family of Ayrton Senna in formula 1, Facundo Pieres for polo...
This new collaboration with Dwyane Wade - NBA, champion MVP of NBA Finals, Medal of Olympic gold, seven-time NBA All-Star and pioneer of fundraising for charities devoted to children - allows the watchmaker to strengthen its ties with the professional sport and especially basketball, a sport that has acquired an international dimension through the talent, passion and dynamism of its greatest players.
"It is an honour for me to now be part of the very select list ambassadors which includes some of the best sportsmen of the world," said Dwyane Wade on this occasion. "With window, we share a commitment to excellence: I tend toward it on the ground while the mark expresses it on the wrist of men and women, fans of elegance and fashion.
"The first time I met Dwyane, I was really impressed by the energy and dynamism that he exuded. This was true not only on the ground, with a presence and incredible performance, but also in his speech, when he spoke of the Wade's World Foundation and the objectives he had to support community organizations and promote educational, health and social skills to children in particularly difficult. The true personality of a person equipped with a certain talent is revealed when it goes far beyond that what it can accomplish through his only talent. I am particularly pleased that our paths have crossed, it is an honour to team with Dwyane, said for his part Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Hublot.
Dwyane Wade meets him only talent, strength and style that create this magic field, the physical envelope becomes an indistinct shape which moves with speed and fluidity, missing never to impress lovers of basketball. His exploits in the NBA are already legendary, and its major role in the American team's basketball gold medallist at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 is only one of the facets of his dazzling career.
After football, the yachting or racing the Hublot brand extends its sports sponsorship partnerships to Polo, discipline that was until then the "preserve" of Jaeger-LeCoultre. But for 2008, Hublot wished to strengthen its presence on the polo fields by becoming the sponsor title Polo Gold Cup, the flagship of the Polo Club of Gstaad (Switzerland) competition.
The first Hublot Polo Gold Cup will be held from 14 to 17 August 2008 and will see top Argentine and international polo players compete on the grounds of Gstaad. The watch brand is already familiar with the polo by alliance in 2007 with the Polo Club of Saint-Tropez and by creating a limited edition of the Big Bang (all white) with the effigy of the Saint Club.
In 2008, she will be present in Gstaad by sponsoring one of the tournaments of the World Ranking List of level "handicap 16-18 goals. This is one more step in the horse world, thanks to the biggest tournament on grass of Switzerland that takes place each month of August on the grounds of the airport of Bern station. Hublot loves to go to meet clients, wherever they are. Swiss watchmaker joins them in their passions the racing, sailing, football, or piloting jets...
This year it is polo, sport prestigious, spectacular and bright, which symbolizes the fusion between man and horse in an agile and elegant game that won the brand. It will take not just as a title sponsor of the tournament but also with one of the four teams of players who will be its colors! Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Hublot, welcomes this new partnership: "Hublot is proud to associate its image with this prestigious and glamorous tournament and team players who will wear the colors of the brand." I am pleased to attend these matches that are to me of all great art".
"It is a great moment for our tournament," adds his side Pierre E. Genecand, Chairman of the Polo Club Gstaad. "The arrival of a partner as Hublot can only benefit the dynamism and our tournament international aura, and through him the entire Polo." The two men have sealed this week an agreement, which will see among others the creation of a special type of Big Bang to discover the next year. And maybe, one day an opponent Polo match team Hublot that Jaeger-LeCoultre...
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