Seiko Corporation of America has roped in U.S. Women’s Soccer Goalkeeper and Olympic Champion Hope Solo as the watchmaker’s newest Brand Ambassador.
Embodying a coveted persona of both strength and elegance, Solo is best known for her commitment and passion as starting goalkeeper for the United States Women’s National Team since 2005, as well as her stellar performance in the 2008 Summer Olympics making her a gold medalist, followed by the 2011 World Cup, after which she became known as a true national hero.[ Also Read: Tim Tebow to Read Green Eggs and Ham ]
Solo (pictured above) will support Seiko’s Ladies’ Sportura and Coutura collections to be released this fall. The announcement was made today, March 8.
“I look for a watch that truly matches my lifestyle and is a subtle, unconventionally beautiful accent to my everyday style,” says Solo.
“Ms. Solo shows a unique and commendable passion for strength and dedication to perfection that embodies the essence of Seiko. We look forward to working with her,” says Ken Hagiwara, president and CEO, Seiko Corporation of America.[ Also Read: Stars Celebrate Muhammad Ali’s 70th Birthday ]
Seiko Corporation of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Seiko Watch Corporation, which is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Seiko was founded in 1881, and is claimed to be the only watch manufacturer with every watchmaking expertise including Mechanical, Quartz, Kinetic, Spring Drive and Solar.