CHICAGO – Leading worldwide distributor of specialty steels, Magellan Corporation has entered into a multi-year sponsorship with the Chicago Red Stars. As a presenting partner, Magellan’s logo will be showcased on the back of all players’ jerseys.
“Bob and Magellan have done so many wonderful things for Chicago, its sports teams and its charities. We are absolutely thrilled to have Magellan on our team,” said Red Stars owner Arnim Whisler. “Magellan is a global leader and committed to all things Chicago. Their commitment with the Red Stars organization and belief in the future of women’s professional sports is the kind of leadership our world needs.”
Through this partnership Magellan will also be displayed in-stadium with on-field signage and will collaborate with the Red Stars to benefit and showcase Concern Worldwide U.S., a humanitarian aid organization that Magellan supports, through branding and title nights at upcoming Red Stars home games.
“We are excited about the opportunity to partner with the Chicago Red Stars. Magellan has a very strong focus on female empowerment, and what better way to showcase that than to partner with such a tremendous group of world-class female athletes,” said Rebecca Reiter, Director of External Relations. “We are also happy to connect Concern Worldwide, a global humanitarian organization, with the Red Stars.”
Founded in 1985, Magellan Corporation, a Seatrade Company, is headquartered in Deerfield, Il. The company has a strong commitment to philanthropy and community involvement and partners with the major Chicago professional sports teams enabling Magellan to further enhance its ability to enrich the lives of the Chicagoland community.
Catch the Red Stars in action at Toyota Park on Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. C.T., when they host the newest NWSL team, Utah Royals FC. For more information and to purchase tickets visit chicagoredstars.com
ABOUT CHICAGO RED STARS
Chicago Red Stars, founded in 2007, are one of nine professional teams in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and one of the longest tenured clubs in North American women’s soccer. The three-time NWSL Playoff club boasts some of the most elite players in the world, including stars from the 2015 Women’s World Cup Championship team. For more information on the Red Stars and to purchase tickets, please visit the team’s official website
ABOUT MAGELLAN CORPORATION
Magellan is a leading independent distributor of specialty steels as well as other metallurgical products. Established in 1985, Magellan offers the marketplace a wealth of supply chain knowledge and technical expertise. As a socially responsible corporation, Magellan provides reliable and stable product management for its customers and suppliers while benefiting the community.