Saturday 18 November 2017

Ambitious Irish tax group Immedis signs three year sponsorship deal with Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry at the launch of his partnership with Immedis at St Anne’s Golf Club yesterday. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Shane Lowry at the launch of his partnership with Immedis at St Anne’s Golf Club yesterday. Photo: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

Irish golfing star Shane Lowry is set to become a global brand ambassador for Irish tax group Immedis as part of a new strategic partnership.

The partnership will see multiple tour winner Lowry wearing the company’s logo on the left sleeve of all golf clothing and hosting a number of corporate events for the group's growing client base in the US, UK and Europe.

Commenting on the announcement Shane Lowry said he takes a lot of pride in flying the flag for Ireland each time he competes around the world.

"I get huge personal satisfaction from supporting successful Irish businesses with big global ambitions.  My new partnership with Immedis is a great fit from this perspective and I look forward to what lies ahead," he said. 

"The company’s commitment to being the best in its field aligns with my own ambition of competing for Major Championships and rising up the world rankings in the coming years"

Immedis is a specialist division of The Taxback Group, a global financial services group established in 1996, with over 1,200 employees in over 33 offices worldwide.

Coupled with the recent $10m acquisition of US international payroll company Expaticore and intended expansion, Immedis said it will to create 150 jobs over the next three years.

"Shane’s commitment to his sport mirrors our commitment to our clients and with many shared values such as hard work, dedication and professionalism, I am confident it is a partnership that will be hugely successful," Ruairi Kelleher, Executive Director at Immedis said.

"Our clients can look forward to many exciting events with Shane in the future and we wish him the very best of luck at this weeks’ Irish Open."

As part of the agreement, the wider Taxback Group branding will also display on the belly of Lowry's tour bag with the deal running until the end of 2020.

In addition, the partnership involves an investment agreement between Immedis, Lowry and his representatives Horizon Sports Management.

Some of Shane Lowry's achievements include:

Winner of the 2009 Irish Open & 2015 WGC-Bridgestone invitational

Ranking as high as 17 in world golf rankings

Runner up in the 2016 US Open

Multiple European Tour and PGA Tour wins

Ruairi Kelleher, Executive Director at Immedis said

Immedis has global clients such as Wayfair, Kerry, NYIT and Airbus.

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