IPC and LPGA Tour Golfer to Launch Sponsorship with a Joint Ringing of the New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell
Jersey City, N.J. – July 13, 2010 – IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of critical trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced the official launch of a sponsorship agreement with LPGA professional, Brittany Lang. Partnering with Brittany, a top-25 ranked up and comer with the LPGA tour, extends IPC’s history of working with professionals that share an unwavering drive to succeed.
IPC and Brittany will officially announce their decision to partner today at the ringing of the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The setting underscores IPC’s commitment and focus on the financial services industry. IPC’s solutions provide a cost effective, converged and streamlined means to meet the stringent trading communication requirements placed by the financial markets. Designed specifically for the trading environment, IPC’s products and connectivity solutions combine multiple communications channels and applications to help traders manage communications, workflow and to organize and process information critical to decision-making.
“As a recognized leader in trading communication solutions both in the U.S. and across the globe, it is imperative we continue to raise IPC’s brand awareness with high-profile strategic partnerships that fit with our core values,” said Lance Boxer, IPC’s Chief Executive Officer. “The global reach of the LPGA tour and Brittany’s track record of success made this partnership an easy decision for IPC. Based on our shared values of striving to achieve maximum performance, leadership and a passion for excellence, we look forward to growing our relationship and building brand awareness both domestically and internationally.”
In 2009 Brittany tied her career-best with a runner-up finish at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV, where she crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings. Brittany’s outstanding junior career led to a scholarship at Duke University, where she won six titles and was ACC Player of the Year in 2005. She capped her amateur career with a second-place finish at the 2005 U.S. Women’s Open. In 2006, Brittany joined LPGA tour and had seven top-10 finishes as a rookie, including her first two majors as a pro. She was named to the 2009 Solheim Cup team and played first 18 pro events without missing a cut.
IPC is a leading provider of indispensable financial trading communications solutions to the world’s top financial services firms and global enterprises. With 35 years of expertise and innovation, IPC provides its customers with global systems and solutions, as well as a suite of products and enhanced services that includes advanced Voice-over-IP technology and integrated network and 24x7x365 management services in more than 60 countries. Based in Jersey City, N.J., IPC has approximately 900 employees throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. For more information, visit www.ipc.com.
About the LPGA
Featuring the world's best women golfers, the LPGA's membership includes touring, teaching and club professionals. The LPGA Tour in 2004 features 33 events, with nearly 250 hours of television coverage, and total prize money of more than $43 million. Since 1981, the LPGA and its tournaments have raised approximately $150 million for charity. From the dreams of its 13 founders in 1950, the LPGA has evolved into the world's preeminent women's professional sports organization. The LPGA has grown from its roots as a playing tour into a non-profit organization involved in every facet of golf. The LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) membership boasts a total of nearly 1,200 women golf professionals who serve as teachers, golf professionals, club managers and coaches. Through the LPGA T&CP membership, the LPGA is working to increase the involvement of women and youth in golf, as well as contribute to the growth of the sport overall. The LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fla. For more information on the LPGA, log onto www.LPGA.com.
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