English Premier League football club, Manchester United and prestigious global watchmaker, Bulova have today announced a three year sponsorship agreement to become the Club’s Official Timekeeper and Global Partner.
Established in the US in1875, Bulova is a world leader in the manufacturing of timepieces and clocks. Much like Manchester United, Bulova is a company steeped in history and a pioneer in its industry.
As the Club’s Official Timekeeper, Bulova branding will be prominent on the Club’s scoreboards at Old Trafford, feature on the stadiums digital advertising boards during all Premier League home matches and seen daily on MUTV. Bulova will also produce co-branded timepieces utilising the legendary Manchester United crest.
The global partnership will also see specially-crafted Bulova timepieces displayed around Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium including in the players’ dressing room, at the Club’s Aon Training Complex and its offices in Manchester, London and Hong Kong.
Manchester United’s Group Managing Director, Richard Arnold comments: “Although from very different industries, Bulova and Manchester United share many common values. Founded within years of each other, we have both grown to become global leaders in our fields and the first to achieve many new innovations and milestones. We are confident that the popularity, craftsmanship and accessibility of Bulova’s products, combined with the Club’s ever-growing global fan base will make this a successful partnership.”
President of the Bulova Corporation, Gregory Thumm comments: “Everything we do here at Bulova, is based on preserving our 138+ years of traditions. Innovation and thinking from the inside out, are common traits of both Manchester United and Bulova Corporation, where we continuously strive to be the best in our respective fields. I believe that sharing these core values provides the chemistry for an amazing partnership between our two organisations.”