Wasps & Ricoh Arena announce partnership with Arthur J Gallagher
International insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher has become an official partner and supplier of Wasps and the Ricoh Arena.
Arthur J Gallagher is one of the world’s largest insurance brokerage and risk management firms, having been founded in 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. Since that time the business has grown into a global company with more than 25,000 people around the world and international division that spans from the UK and Australia, to Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia-Pacific.
Arthur J Gallagher - which has an office in Queen Victoria Road in Coventry city centre - has signed a three-year deal to be the official insurance broker of Wasps and the Ricoh Arena as part of its strategic support of community-based and regional sporting organisations.
Nick Eastwood, Chief Executive of the Wasps Group, said this partnership underlined the worldwide and UK appeal of Wasps and the Ricoh Arena.
“Gallagher is a global company which prides itself on integrating itself in the communities in which it serves in a positive fashion,” he said.
“It has experience of working with and supporting a number of sporting organisations, teams and competitions such as England Netball and Cricket’s Challenge Cup in Northern Ireland and we are delighted to have been chosen as its first official Premiership Rugby Union Partner.
“The company’s strong sector specialisms, breadth of experience and local market knowledge allows it to be innovative and to evolve with the changing needs of businesses – and we look forward to seeing the benefits of this expertise in our organisation.
“Arthur J Gallagher is a world class organisation on a global scale and we are both delighted and proud that they are joining our existing family of world-renowned partners.”
Kathryn Moon, Managing Director at Arthur J Gallagher in Coventry commented: “As a proud UK community insurance broker, with a 50-strong national branch network and international reach, we’re delighted to become a partner and supplier to Wasps which has made Coventry it’s home since 2014.
“This partnership will enable us to both support a successful, expanding local sporting organisation and also create greater brand awareness and opportunities for Gallagher afforded by association with a Premiership rugby union side.”
Arthur J Gallagher joins the Wasps and Ricoh Arena brand family which includes Ricoh, Land Rover, DellEMC, DS Smith, Under Armour and Purity.