More sailing clothing sponsorship news, Henri Lloyd will be the Official Clothing Partner of TEAMORIGIN, the UK based ‘superteam’ in 2010. The team will compete in Louis Vuitton Trophy races as well as the Audi Med Cup and the World Match Racing Tour.
Paul Strzelecki, Joint Chief Executive, Henri Lloyd, said:
“We have had a close relationship with TEAMORIGIN since their first announcement in 2007, and we are delighted to be able to show our support to TEAMORIGIN for 2010. Henri Lloyd have made their first important step in a long journey to become a more environmentally friendly company and look forward to working with TEAMORIGIN and the Carbon Trust to make a difference to the future of our precious environment”
For 2010, Henri Lloyd and TEAMORIGIN will be working together to promote Race for Change, the exciting new platform to promote a collaboration between sport and the environment, as launched by TEAMORIGIN with their environmental partner, Carbon Trust in September 2009. Through the partnership Henri Lloyd are looking to further develop their DAME Award winning Blue Eco range, Henri Lloyd’s new wave of intelligent innovation and the showcase products in Henri Lloyd’s mission to become a greener manufacturing company.
Mike Sanderson , Team Director for TEAMORIGIN, commented “Henri Lloyd have been an incredibly loyal and vital partner to our team since our start back in 2007. Their technical clothing plays a key role in our team performance and together we test and develop a range of garments and technologies that aim to push the boundaries. Our team brand image is also very important for our future and the clothing again plays a key role in presenting a unique, dynamic and professional presence to the outside world.”
Henri Lloyd have had a long relationship with TEAMORIGIN Skipper Ben Ainslie and in 2009, Henri Lloyd were the official clothing partner of F1 championship winning team Brawn GP.