24 November 2014
Hublot announced as Official Timekeeper for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The partnership was announced at simultaneous events in New Delhi and Sydney
(l-r) ICC Chief Executive David Richardson, Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe and Hublot Champion Ambassador Harbhajan Singh pictured at the launch in New Delhi on Monday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced an exciting new partnership with Hublot, as the Official Timekeeper for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
The partnership was announced at simultaneous events in New Delhi – an event attended by Hublot Champion Ambassador Harbhajan Singh as well as ICC Chief Executive David Richardson - and Sydney, where Australia captain Michael Clarke was also announced as a Hublot Ambassador.
Based in Switzerland, Hublot is a well-known and celebrated luxury watch brand, and this partnership is its first foray into cricket, having enjoyed fruitful and long-standing partnerships in a number of other sports.
As part of the partnership with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, a specially-themed, limited edition, Classic Fusion Chrono Cricket watch will be available for fans to purchase.
ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: “As anticipation builds for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, the ICC is delighted to announce this new and exciting partnership with Hublot, a Swiss watchmaking brand, as the Official Timekeeper. Hublot has a strong reputation worldwide and we are delighted to welcome this luxury brand to our suite of commercial partners. We look forward to working together over the coming months.”
Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, remarked: “Hublot has once again proven itself as the first, unique, and different luxury brand to enter cricket. This incredible sport will round off our worldwide marketing presence, and help drive our development in countries with high commercial potential. I am delighted with this great collaboration that awaits us, and am very proud that the ICC has chosen Hublot as its partner.”
"Hublot? A different way to progress" say those who know this unique Swiss luxury watch company, where each and every moment moves forward to create the future at breathtaking speed. A dream, initiated and developed by Hublot's Chairman Jean-Claude Biver with CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe, these two men are responsible for turning the Hublot brand into a genuine success story in which the Big Bang, King Power and Classic Fusion represent the symbols of a constantly evolving tradition.
From watch complications and revolutionary materials to world class collaborations such as FIFA World Cup™ and Ferrari, Hublot characterizes itself through the "Art of Fusion" philosophy, bringing tradition into the future. On a commercial level, the network of approved retailers has grown rapidly and currently stands at 750 points of sale and more than 70 exclusive boutiques around the world.
For more information visit www.hublot.com
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