JEAN RICHARD kicks off its partnership with Arsenal FC. Swiss watchmaker and becomes global partner and “official watch” of the iconic football club in London “Premier League”, Arsenal FC. This long-term collaboration is a leap forward for the oldest of the new Swiss watch brands, which made its debut on the grounds of the English “Premier League” but for Arsenal, a club supported by his fans worldwide whole. As watch making, football is a philosophy of life.
Teamwork, commitment and passion are common values to these two worlds. They are required in the same field of fans, players, collectors, watchmakers and all those affected by the history and pioneering spirit JEAN RICHARD and Arsenal. It is therefore natural that these two companies decided to embark on a new journey together.
Born in 1886 in Woolwich when a group of workers came together to found the “Arsenal”. It is a London club that became one of the most successful football teams in history, both in England and Europe. Today, over 125 years later, the “Gunners” are not only famous for their many successes or their history. Arsene Wenger’s philosophy, which seeks the best new players to make the stars of tomorrow, is known worldwide. Like Arsenal that recruits and trains young talents, Daniel Jeanrichard, founder of the watch making industry in the late seventeenth century, had a mission to educate the next generation and to promote the values that fed his philosophy of life: the passion for work, authenticity, fair play, team spirit and loyalty.
Jean Richard took care to convey his knowledge and spirit of excellence for future generations. He played a vital role in creating a learning system still used today. “Strong heritage associated with a young team spirit and a modern style: Arsenal and JEAN RICHARD share the same philosophy of life” says Bruno Grande, CEO of the Swiss watchmaker. “We are considered pioneers in our field and we have a common goal: to pass the ball. The Gunners, as JEAN RICHARD men are on the ground to enjoy every moment and do the extraordinary every day with passion and respect”.
“Timing, rhythm, style and elegance are the key elements of the style of play of Arsenal and Jean Richard brand, “says Vinai Venkatesham, Director of Sales and Marketing for Arsenal.”Our two companies go so well together that we gladly accepted this long-term partnership with JEAN RICHARD.” JEAN RICHARD was one of the first luxury watchmakers support football at international level, and from his Italian adventure 2003. As “official watch” of Arsenal, the brand now supports the Gunners as well at home, in the impressive Emirates Stadium, in their movements outside. Besides a marked difference in the stadium on game day presence Swiss watchmaker will soon unveil a timepiece “Arsenal” for the limited success of this partnership resonates at all levels edition. ABOUT JEANRICHARD The JeanRichard watches are for those who love challenges, from the conquest of the unknown, enjoy life savoring every moment as if it were the last. Advocating authenticity and refuse to compromise, both in terms of quality and design. Free spirits who flout conventions and impose their own rules, traveling off the beaten path The Jean Richard watches are now available in four collections that pay tribute to elements that govern nature: Terrascope, Aquascope, Aeroscope and 1681. Earth, water, air, and fire the passion of our brand for over three centuries and ignites every day a little more sophisticated globetrotters.
ABOUT ARSENAL FOOTBALL CLUB
Arsenal is one of the biggest football clubs the world, with a history marked by success, avant-garde and financial stability. Arsenal Football Club was founded in 1886 in Woolwich, in the southern suburbs of London, before being moved to Highbury in north of the capital, in 1913. His record is impressive: 13 time winner of the Premier League 10 time winner of the FA Cup, twice winner of the Cup English League winner of the UEFA Super Cup in 1994 and the Cup cities fairs in 1970. In addition, the women’s team of Arsenal is the most successful club in English women’s football. Since 1996, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is French. This is the most award-winning history of the club director. He won three Championships, four times the FA Cup four times the Community Shield and directed two doubles (FA Cup and Championship) in 1998 and 2002.