Watford FC renews partnership with Corpay (formerly AFEX)
Watford FC is delighted to renew its partnership with AFEX*. AFEX is transitioning to the brand Corpay as part of its new ownership by and integration into the FLEECOR (NYSE:FLT) group of companies.
As a leading global payment and risk management solutions provider, AFEX began their association with the Hornets at the start of the 2019/2020 season, assisting the club and its players with their international transactions. The second year of the partnership, AFEX saw their logo on the back of the Golden Boys' shirts during the successful promotion season.
“We’re proud to continue supporting Watford FC and their community as an Official Partner. We’ve cultivated a great working relationship across the year with the Hornets,” said Jon Delaney, European Sales Director at Corpay. “We’re huge fans of the club and identify with the Hornets’ teamsmanship and drive displayed throughout their games. We look forward to another great season together.”
AFEX has been deeply involved in the sporting industry in the UK and around the world, supporting federations, clubs, athletes, service providers and other organisations involved in the business of sport with international payment solutions and tailored hedging strategies to help reduce risk. The market expertise and personalised service AFEX offers is supported by its robust technology.
“The club’s relationship with AFEX over the previous 24 months has been incredible,” stated Hornets’ Commercial Director Paul O’Brien, “This was especially evident during the club’s Covid 19 response where AFEX sponsored the lunch time feeding of the Watford General staff.”
Watford FC’s Chairman & CEO, Scott Duxbury added, “Their extremely high standards and desire to be the best at all times mirrors the way I want this club to be run. We are delighted that AFEX will continue their partnership with the club, under the new brand Corpay.”
Jon Delaney (European Sales Director, AFEX) and Paul O’Brien (Commercial Director, Watford)
* "AFEX" is the marketing name for the International Payment Solutions and Risk Management Solutions provided by several subsidiaries of Associated Foreign Exchange, Inc. in multiple jurisdictions.
"Cambridge Global Payments" is a trade name used by Cambridge Mercantile Corp., Cambridge Mercantile Corp. (U.S.A.), Cambridge Mercantile Corp. (UK) Limited, and Cambridge Mercantile (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
"Corpay" is a brand name used by AFEX and Cambridge Global Payments in multiple jurisdictions.