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16 October 2012

Grant Thornton enters fourth year as Club partner

Long standing partner Grant Thornton has today added its name to the long list of businesses that have extended their affiliation with the Club.

Leading financial and business advisers Grant Thornton first pledged its support to the Club when Dean Hoyle become Chairman and re-branded Town ‘The Yorkshire Club’ back in 2009.

More recently, the financial adviser has supported the Huddersfield Town Enterprise Academy, which began during the 2010/11 season and has become a focal point for businesses in the Yorkshire area to come together and exchange ideas regarding business practice and networking. 

Five meetings were held throughout last season including a ‘Pow-Wow in the Park’ at Greenhead. Grant Thornton has continued to support the HTEA this season, which has already held its first event at the Lawrence Batley Theatre (click HERE for more info).

Huddersfield Town Commercial Director Sean Jarvis is pictured with Commercial Manager Tracy Nelson and Grant Thornton Partner Ian Marwood in the home dressing room at the Stadium.

Huddersfield Town Commercial Director Sean Jarvis commented:

"We are delighted to announce that one of long-standing Club partners Grant Thornton is going to continue its excellent support of Huddersfield Town for a further year.

"Last season it helped establish the Huddersfield Town Enterprise Academy, which has proven a fantastic success with hundreds a delegates attending five fantastic events. 

"Huddersfield Town has a growing presence within the business sector and with the help of Grant Thornton we have been able to network and create new partners with a wide variety of businesses."

Grant Thornton Partner Ian Marwood added:

“Huddersfield Town is a great club to be associated with. Its success on the field has been built on getting the fundamentals right and it has taken the same approach in its partnerships with business and the community. 
We are proud to be a partner of a club at the very heart of Yorkshire.”

Grant Thornton UK LLP is a leading business and financial adviser with offices in 27 locations nationwide. They are a member firm within Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world's leading international organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms.

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