AB de Villiers, the present captain of the South African One Day International Team has been announced as Montblanc’s new brand ambassador, representing the luxury Maison in South Africa and India. One of the leading all-rounders in the world, he will be the face of Montblanc across all categories including watches, writing instruments, men’s accessories and leather goods. The 33-year old South African is widely admired as one of cricket’s finest talents. De Villiers made his international debut at the age of 20 in 2004 and has multiple records to his name including the world’s fastest 50, 100 and 150 in one-day international cricket.
“We are delighted to welcome AB de Villiers to the Montblanc family as our new ambassador. He is one of the most exciting athletes competing in the world today,” says Jérôme Lambert, Montblanc CEO. “With his disruptive and instinctively innovative approach to his sport, AB de Villiers embodies the same pioneering spirit that drives Montblanc to keep pushing boundaries.”