The reigning English Premiere League champions are now part of the Hublot family. After enjoying fruitful partnerships with a number of the world’s most prestigious and successful football clubs, including Ajax Amsterdam, Bayern Munich and Juventus, Hublot has become the official watch and timekeeper of Chelsea Football club. The partnerships was officially announced following the first league game of the new season on Saturday. Hublot branding will take a prominent place throughout Chelsea’s stadium, with numerous clocks being installed in key areas throughout the legendary Stamford Bridge. Hublot will also make appearances on LED score displays during games. Team manager José Mourinho has been a Hublot Ambassador since 2014.
“It is an honour for us to welcome the iconic Chelsea FC to the Hublot family,” said Hublot CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe. “What could be more natural for us than to team up with one of the best clubs in England, which furthermore is managed by a Hublot Ambassador and friend, José Mourinho? We wish the club all the best for the 2015 – 2016 season.”
“Thanks to this partnership, Hublot is continuing to reinforce its presence in the world of top-class football,” said Christian Purslow, Managing Director of Chelsea Football Club. “We are delighted that Hublot is joining Chelsea Football Club’s group of world-class partners. As the first luxury brand to invest in football back in 2006, Hublot has an illustrious history and reputation, and shares our values and a commitment to excellence. We look forward to working closely together around the globe as we continue to develop our respective businesses.”