Release Date: 14 March 2016
Release ID: 5755
IAG Cargo has successfully transported a unique collection of 18 portraits of David Beckham for a Hong Kong-based, VIP auction preview of “David Beckham: the Man”, in support of 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund and Positive View Foundation. The event, is part of a high profile three-year global philanthropic programme and exhibition of signed contemporary photography featuring and celebrating David Beckham. The portraits travelled 6,000 miles from London Heathrow to Hong Kong through Secure, IAG Cargo’s high-value, high-security product.
To ensure the safe delivery of the portraits, IAG Cargo worked closely with Momart, a specialist in the transportation of fine art. The team at Momart, ensured that each individual portrait was packaged carefully and meticulously using high quality materials.
Daniel Johnson, Manager Global Products at IAG Cargo said: “We feel privileged to have been chosen as the carrier for the shipment of such valuable portraits and for such a great initiative. We invest heavily in our staff and products to give customers the network and products they need. Through our Secure product, we ensure that our customers’ high value products are delivered safely, on time and in pristine condition.”
Andrew Page, CEO and Founder at Positive View foundation commented: “When organising a global event, the safe transportation of such important artwork is crucial. IAG Cargo’s careful management of our portraits and its rigorous security service meant that we felt reassured about the shipment of the artwork every step of the way. We were delighted with the outstanding service which helped in the delivery of a very successful event.”
‘David Beckham: the man’ is a high profile three year programme and exhibition on international contemporary photography by highly regarded artists all focusing on and involving David Beckham. The global initiative is staged and delivered by the Positive view Foundation. The auction of the photography will take place in Spring 2016.
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