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Tomás Appleton is Vanguard Properties’ new official brand ambassador
The captain of both the Portuguese national rugby team and CDUL club, Tomás Appleton is the new official ambassador of the luxury real estate developer, Vanguard Properties.
Aged 29, Tomás Appleton is already considered to be one of the finest Portuguese rugby players ever, as well as being a shining example in domestic sport, boasting over 50 caps for the national team, which has qualified for the upcoming rugby world championship, hosted by France between September and October 2023. Both personally and professionally (he’s a practising dentist, studying the fourth year of a medical master’s and recently became a father), Tomás Appleton has shown ambition and excellence, values he shares with Vanguard Properties.
Vanguard is seriously committed to promoting sports in Portugal. It is one of the main sponsors of the Millennium bcp Estoril Open, as well as a major supporter of youth tennis, through Vanguard Stars, which organises domestic and international championships for under-10s and under-11s, simulating ATP and WTA professional tournaments. In addition to this, the brand has also supported outstanding Portuguese athletes, such as Tomás Appleton, who joins professional golfer, Pedro 'Figgy' Figueiredo, who the brand has worked with since 2020. In the world of Portuguese rugby, Vanguard Properties also supports CDUL.
As part of this partnership, a variety of promotional and communication initiatives with the brand and athlete are planned throughout this year. For Duarte Zoio, Corporate Communication Director at Vanguard Properties, "we’re very proud to have Tomás Appleton as our new ambassador. He personifies everything we believe in, from a tireless pursuit of excellence to the determination to achieve ambitious goals. We’re certain he’ll be a great role model for the new generation of rugby players and everyone who follows our brand."
Tomás Appleton adds that "the support of Vanguard Properties is recognition that effort and dedication always produce positive results. I’m delighted to join the Vanguard Properties family. It’s a brand I greatly admire and respect."
Remember the video made with Tomás Appleton, as part of Vanguard's "Be Your Own Inspiration" campaign.