Macron will be the new Technical Kit Partner of Vitesse, starting next season. The Italian design brand and Vitesse have signed a five-year agreement. This will be the largest Technical Kit Partnership in the history of Vitesse. Macron will design a tailor made kit for the upcoming season.
Commercial director of Vitesse, Peter Gansler: "We are delight to sign a long term partnership with Macron. Macron is well known because of their high quality products. Due to partnerships with European teams like Aston Villa FC, SSC Napoli and Crystal Palace FC, Macron is a highly respected brand in the European sports market."
"The Stichtingsbestuur and the official Supportersclub are involved with the new design. The jerseys will be presented this summer", according to Gansler.
Gianluca Pavanello, CEO Macron, said: "We are very proud to start this partnership. Vitesse is a great club with a fantastic history. We are now working together closely in order to create a unique collection for next season. The match kits will be strongly connected with the city of Arnhem and will surely be appreciated by Vitesse supporters. With this agreement we position Macron's brand as a major player in the European sponsorship market."
Stef ten Thij, chairman of the official Supportersclub: "As the official Supportersclub of Vitesse, we like to be involved in the processes that are going on at our club. Especially when it concerns fundamental values of Vitesse, like the design of the new jerseys. We would like to see for a reflection of our tradition, stripes and colors in the new design.This applies to both the home and away jersey."
The Stichtingsbestuur was involved in the process as well. Chairman Kees Bakker: "We appreciate the process. The Stichtingsbestuur has proactively been asked to provide input on the new design. Together with several stakeholders, we make sure the Vitesse-identity and the history is ensured."
Kees Bakker, Peter Gansler, Gianluca Pavanello, Stef ten Thij, Henk Parren, Bert Roetert
Macron (www.macron.com) is an Italian Company based in Bologna and the European leader in the production of a unique and tailor made active sportswear. Macron focuses on three main categories:
1) Teamwear: apparel and accessories for professional and amateur teams (rugby, football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, handball, running).
2) Merchandising: official team kits, leisure wear and accessories for fans of Macron’s Sponsored Clubs.
3) Leisurewear: sports inspired apparel for those who want to wear Macron off the field.
Macron owes its success to the quality of the products, the high standard of service and to the ability to address the athletes’ technical and physical demands.
Gianluca Pavanello signs the contract
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