US firm FIGS has come on board as Everton’s official healthcare apparel partners
Everton have signed what has been as a ‘first of its type’ sponsorship agreement with a US-based firm.
The Toffees have agreed a deal with healthcare apparel and lifestyle brand FIGS, with the firm to become Everton’s latest partner in a deal that will see the company support the club and Everton in the Community’s healthcare professionals.
As part of the agreement, the first of its type in the Premier League, FIGS will supply technical clothing specifically designed for the medical teams of the Blues’ men’s and women’s senior squads.
FIGS will work with Everton’s Club charity, Everton in the Community, to support its important efforts, which include providing health care across Merseyside and beyond.
Michelle Gaster Wasserman, FIGS’ general manager (international), said: “Partnering with Everton is a natural fit for FIGS. Our mission is to serve those who serve others, so we could not be more excited to support Everton’s medical staff as they support an elite sporting environment.
“This allows us to celebrate the incredible work of the many different kinds of global healthcare professionals we serve, as we continue to grow internationally. Beyond football, Everton’s charitable focus closely aligns with FIGS’ impact-oriented mission, and we look forward to making an even bigger impact with Everton in the Community.”
The addition of FIGS as a new commercial partners makes them the fourth to come on board at Everton for the 2023/24 campaign, joining sleeve partner KICK, ticketing innovation partner Ticketmaster and trading partner eToro, while the Blues have also extended agreements with Destination Sport Travel and Sportsbreaks.com, as we as the deal with watch firm Christopher Ward, who now sponsor the back of the Everton Women’s shirts.
Mark Rollings, Everton’s director of partnerships, said: “From our very first conversation with FIGS, it was clear they were a brand whose values mirrored our own. They are people-centric and put the healthcare professionals they cater for at the very heart of their products.
“The support they will offer through this partnership will directly benefit the medical staff who are responsible for preparing and rehabilitating our professional players across the men’s and women’s teams, and also those delivering the life-changing and life-saving work of Everton in the Community.
“It’s a truly innovative partnership – the first of its kind in the Premier League – and we are proud FIGS have chosen Everton to help tell the amazing story of their work and those of the incredible healthcare professionals they serve.”
Richard Kenyon, Everton’s chief commercial and communications officer, said: “We are really pleased to welcome FIGS as our Official Healthcare Apparel Partner and to continue growing our portfolio of global partners.
“I’d like to thank everyone in our partnerships team who have worked so diligently and enthusiastically to bring this together and FIGS for choosing Everton to support their growth plans.”