Lear Corporation celebrate their 100th anniversary with Wasps Academy players

Date: 10 Aug 2017

On Friday 4 August, Lear Corporation invited players and staff members from Wasps Academy to celebrate their 100-year birthday. 

Wasps' Senior Academy players Jacob Umaga, George Thornton, Will Porter, Tom Willis, Connor Eastgate and Academy Manager Jonathan Pendlebury joined over 300 people in attendance for the birthday celebrations. 

The Academy players and staff got involved in activities including human table football, a rodeo bull simulator, hook a duck, tin can alley and coconut shy. 

After the event Lear Corporation's President Global JIT Gideon Jewel said: "We're really proud to not only sponsor a great club like Wasps Rugby, but we are also proud of the strong relationship between Lear Corporation and Wasps Academy, which sees great camaraderie and great support from Wasps' players and staff at Lear events."  

Lear Corporation are Wasps Academy's official partner and are the front of shirt sponsor for Wasps Academy's kit. 

With more than 240 sites across 36 countries and with approximately 140,000 employees, Lear is consistently recognised as a Global Leader in Automotive Seating and E-Systems. 

With their UK Headquarters in Coventry; Lear has always sought to play a key role in supporting the local area through various community programmes over a number of years, which echo one of their company’s values. 

For more information about Lear Corporation visit their website: www.lear.com