Amlin, the leading FTSE-listed specialist insurer, today announced it has entered into an initial three-year partnership with Essex Cricket to support the growth and development of first class cricket within the county.
Amlin’s wide ranging partnership with Essex Cricket covers all the senior sides, youth and disabled teams, as well as Essex Cricket’s tournament sponsorship for the t20. Amlin branding will feature on the County Championship whites, the t20 kit, and the youth, womens and disabled kits, as well as on all training wear.
Amlin plc is a leading independent insurer operating in the Lloyd’s, UK, Continental European and Bermudian markets. Amlin UK, its national commercial insurance division, is headquartered in Chelmsford, with offices in Basingstoke and Norwich. Amlin UK is an acknowledged leader in fleet motor insurance and is currently building a similarly strong reputation across a full range of commercial insurance products. The company currently employs some 300 staff and sources business through both wholesale and retail brokers across the UK and Ireland.
David Overall, Sales and Marketing Director for Amlin UK said, “We are extremely proud to announce this partnership with Essex Cricket which supports both our strategy for UK growth over the coming years and promotes us as a significant and expanding employer in the county. The partnership between Amlin and Essex Cricket is an excellent fit and we look forward to working collaboratively to the benefit of cricket in our county and also to the enjoyment of our brokers and clients.”
David East, Essex Cricket Chief Executive added, “We are delighted to have Amlin on board as our new main sponsor. We have developed an excellent relationship with the company over the last few years and I am sure that this new three year deal will be very beneficial to us both. We look forward to working closely with them.”