The partnership will support elite-level female and Para sport programmes as named sponsors of the Loughborough Cycling Academy, Loughborough Lightning Netball, and Loughborough Lightning Wheelchair Basketball.
This new agreement will also see the very best of Loughborough’s performance sport expertise and education programmes embedded into Computacenter as we continue aiming to recruit exemplary students into our award-winning graduate training schemes, all whilst utilising Loughborough’s experience in executive education courses for current employees.
Craig Cobb, Future Talent Manager, Computacenter (UK) said, ‘The Loughborough partnership is important to our organisation because it allows us to have a strong connection with an elite student base which ensures our intake of talent remains of the highest quality.’
‘We also benefit greatly from their coaching and mentoring which we use to help shape our recruits’ attitude and approach to working in sales, prioritising a healthy balance of a winning mentality, understanding the importance of preparation, and focusing on healthy habits to allow them to perform at their best.’
Through inspiring leadership talks and practical performance testing, Loughborough are transferring their high-performance knowledge to benefit Computacenter’s highest performing executives. Jo Simpson, Commercial and Facilities Director for Loughborough Sport stated, ‘I am incredibly proud of the partnership we have developed with Computacenter, as an organisation they deeply align with our core values.’
‘This ground-breaking relationship supports our female and Para sport programmes and highlights the innovative and forward-thinking approach Computacenter take to their business and employees.’
‘I look forward to working with the team at Computacenter as we continue to bring our organisations ever closer together.’
Clare Parry-Jones, Managing Director, UK & Ireland for Computacenter commented, ‘We are delighted to continue our partnership with Loughborough Sport and are incredibly proud of what we have achieved over the last few years.’
‘The opportunity to hear inspiring stories from their elite athletes as well as take guidance from their superb coaching teams has really helped us to shake up how we educate our employees to benefit both their work and their personal lives.’
‘Supporting a wide range of sports means we’re able to impact success across a diverse group of people and support their careers as they strive for excellence – a value we mirror here at Computacenter. I’m incredibly excited to see what further success this partnership holds for us all.’
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Computacenter is a leading independent technology partner, trusted by large corporate and public sector organisations. We help our customers to source, transform, and manage their IT infrastructure to deliver digital transformation, enabling users and their business. Computacenter is a public company quoted on the London FTSE 250 (CCC.L) and employs over 18,000 people worldwide.
About Loughborough Sport
Loughborough University is the 2022 Times and Sunday Times Sports University of the Year. Loughborough Sport plays host to many of the highest performing athletes and teams in the country and our campus wide opportunities allow all of our students the chance to enjoy life shaping experiences through sport.
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