• Kumho Tyre signs two year partnership with Tottenham Hotspur
• Partnership announced at Hotspur Way Training Centre with four Spurs players and senior representatives from Kumho
• Key partnership rights include community projects with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
The Club today (Tuesday, July 19) announced that Kumho Tyre, the South Korea based tyre manufacturer, will become our Official Tyre Partner for an initial two years from the start of the 2016-17 season.
The partnership was launched at Hotspur Way this morning as senior representatives from Kumho were joined by our manager Mauricio Pochettino and players Heung-Min Son, Christian Eriksen, Ryan Mason and Cameron Carter-Vickers.
To support Kumho Tyre’s objectives to grow their brand and business in the UK, Kumho Tyre will have a strong brand presence at the Club’s home matches and on our digital channels.
In addition, to further communicate the brand’s key tyre safety messaging in the UK, Kumho Tyre will also become presenting partner of the Club’s well-established match day player mascot programme and develop a tailored community initiative with Tottenham Hotspur’s award-winning Foundation.
Above: Club mascot Chirpy, Manager Mauricio Pochettino and Kumho Tyre Co., Inc CEO Lee Han Seob at the launch of the partnership.
Daniel Levy, Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, said: “We are delighted to announce this partnership with Kumho Tyre. We look forward to collaborating with them on their brand and business objectives both here in the UK and globally in their key markets. We also greatly welcome their enthusiasm to support and work with our Foundation.”
Han-Seob Lee, President and CEO of Kumho Tire Co., Inc. said: “We are thrilled to be working with such a prestigious and globally renowned football club, and the partnership will provide us with the ideal platform to communicate with consumers across the world. We are particularly excited about our involvement with the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and the opportunity to make a difference within the Club’s local community.”
Catalina Kim, CEO of Catalina and Partners Corporate Advisory Ltd. that brokered this deal on behalf of Kumho, said: “Kumho Tyre has returned to the Premier League after a previous partnership with Manchester United. We look forward to bringing this partnership to life through a strategic and creative activation programme. We have an exciting set of rights to work with as we look to positively impact the Kumho brand and business in the UK and globally.”