HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - Global technology company Gallagher have announced they have extended their contract with the Chiefs Rugby Club through till 2022.
Gallagher began their partnership with the team almost a decade ago, and since becoming principal partner in 2016, have held the Gallagher Chiefs naming rights and front-of-jersey position.
Speaking about the announcement, Chief Executive Officer & Chair Sir William Gallagher says the company are proud to be a longstanding partner.
“It’s exciting to be able to renew this commitment that supports our wide-ranging community ambition to get behind organisations and initiatives that our people, customers, and the community care about,” Gallagher said. “I and the Gallagher team are looking forward to a great season.”
Chiefs CEO Michael Collins acknowledged the significant support of long-standing sponsor Gallagher.
“Gallagher have been loyal supporters of the Chiefs Rugby Club for many years and we are very proud to have them chose to continue as our principal partner and the naming rights sponsor of the Gallagher Chiefs team. They epitomise what it is to be world class and are a great example of a locally owned and operated business excelling globally in their key sectors of animal management, security, and fuel systems.”
“CEO Sir William Gallagher, and Deputy CEO Steve Tucker, plus the wider Gallagher staff are passionate in their support for the Gallagher Chiefs and we enjoy genuine alignment and synergies between our respective organisations. We are thrilled to have them commit their ongoing support to us and we are excited to grow the partnership further and to continue to promote the Gallagher name around the world,” said Collins.