Worcester, Bosch Group named as Warriors new shirt sponsor
Joint press release from Worcester, Bosch Group and Worcester Warriors Rugby Football Club:
Worcester Warriors is delighted to announce that leading city brand, Worcester, Bosch Group, has today agreed a major three-year contract to become the club’s new shirt sponsor.
The name and logo of the Worcester brand will now proudly appear on the Warriors home and away jerseys through to the end of the 2012/13 season, and strengthen the fantastic relationship between the two companies.
Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd, is the largest private employer in the city and is also the holding company for the Worcester brand - which is the market leader in domestic heating and hot water systems - have been a long-term sponsor of Worcester Warriors.
The company also has strong connections to the Warriors through Chairman Cecil Duckworth OBE who founded the firm in 1962 under the name of Worcester Engineering Ltd.
Bosch Thermotechnology is now a leading British manufacturer, employing approximately 1800 people at headquarters and manufacturing plants in Worcester and Derbyshire, including a network of over 300 service engineers and over 80 technically trained field sales managers.
Commercial Director Kathy Leather said: “Worcester Warriors is delighted to announce that Worcester, Bosch Group will be the club’s shirt sponsor over the coming three seasons and we can continue to grow and develop our successful partnership.
“We feel it is important to build strong relationships with local companies and so it is fantastic news that the club can now proudly display the name and logo of one of the city’s biggest and most successful firms.
“Worcester, Bosch Group shares our ambition for the coming years and we look forward to working with them as Warriors bid to make an immediate return to the Guinness Premiership.”
Richard Soper, Managing Director of Bosch Thermotechnology, said: “As a company Worcester has been an avid supporter of the Warriors for many years and we are pleased to both demonstrate and strengthen our links to the club.
“As a local company ourselves, it is great we are able to lend our support to our home team and wish them every success in the coming season. We have no doubt it will be a winning year for the team.”
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Date published: 15th May, 2010Subscribe to this feed Return to News