iCapital Network Announces Sponsorship Agreement With Golf Professional Lee Westwood
Alternative investments technnology platform iCapital Network has announced a three-year brand ambassador partnership with professional golfer Lee Westwood.
iCapital will launch the sponsorship at the first major men’s championship of 2021, the US Masters Tournament, on April 8 in Augusta, Georgia, where Westwood will debut the iCapital logo.
“As an avid golf fan, I have long admired Lee, not only as a gifted golfer, but as a distinguished professional who consistently demonstrates so much of what we value at iCapital – perseverance, commitment to being the consummate teammate, and playing for the long-term,” said Lawrence Calcano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iCapital Network. “We are proud to have Lee as our ambassador and look forward to enthusiastically supporting him at The Masters and beyond.”
Westwood was named the world’s number one golfer in October 2010, becoming the first British player since Nick Faldo in 1994 to hold that position. He has finished runner-up three times in Major Championships and in 2012, received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his service to the sport. During his career, he has represented Europe in ten Ryder Cup competitions, having been on the winning side on seven of those occasions.
“I am incredibly excited to represent the iCapital brand and the values that we share,” said Lee. “I look forward to a long-term partnership and I’m grateful for their team’s support.
“As iCapital accelerates its international expansion, having such an internationally-renowned brand ambassador further demonstrates our commitment to bringing innovative solutions to the global marketplace,” added Calcano.
In addition to partnering with Westwood in client-facing and promotional pursuits, iCapital will support many of the philanthropic pursuits that he has championed through the Sir Graham Wylie Foundation, Children’s Hospital Sheffield and a variety of children’s health and sporting charities.
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