Published On: Thu, Jan 14th, 2016

NetJets announces brand partnership with tennis star Maria Sharapova

Maria_Sharapova1NetJets Inc announced its newest brand partnership with tennis great Maria Sharapova. NetJets is the official private aviation partner for Ms. Sharapova.

In her role as a brand ambassador, Ms. Sharapova will work with NetJets’ marketing, with a particular focus on social media. She will also provide exclusive experiences for NetJets owners throughout the partnership.

“Working with Ms. Sharapova is an ace for us. She is a best in class athlete, business owner and philanthropist. We are delighted to partner with her as she travels the globe for her sports, business and charitable work,” said Pat Gallagher, NetJets Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Ms. Sharapova has won five Grand Slam tennis tournaments in her career – Wimbledon (2004), US Open (2006), Australian Open (2008) and French Open (2012, 2014). She won a Silver Medal for Women’s Tennis at the Summer 2012 Olympic Games in London. Forbes ranks her as the highest paid female athlete for the past nine years.

“I have been a long time owner of NetJets, since 2004, and now to become an Ambassador for this quintessential lifestyle company is very exciting,” said Sharapova.