Arlington Industries, the automotive and aerospace manufacturing company, has a new brand ambassador – cerebral palsy wheelchair racer Carly Tait, representative of Great Britain in the 2014 Diamond League.
Carly’s talent, commitment and drive to succeed made her an obvious choice for the role. Having previously hated sport, she was inspired by The London 2012 Paralympic Games and began competing at a nearby wheelchair racing club in Stockport.
Just two years later and Carly now competes for Great Britain and is currently ranked Top 10 in the world for all her events. The big aim for her now is to make it to Rio 2016 – a challenge Arlington are proud to support.
￼In return , Carly will give a series of talks at the automotive company’s Coventry headquarters – an industrial workplace with a firm focus on equality and opportunities for all.
This embrace of diversity is unique in the industrial market today, and the athlete’s story is already proving inspirational to Arlington employees.
Mark Franckel, Group CEO, said: “We’re delighted to have Carly on-board with us and are only too happy to sponsor such a talent. She’s a real-life example of where determination and self-motivation can get you. Her success is inspiring people right across the company – we can’t wait to have her back.”