Chicago Sky Announce Horizon Therapeutics as Official Biotech Partner of the Team

CHICAGO (May 6, 2022) — The Chicago Sky and Horizon Therapeutics today announced that they have entered into a multi-year partnership, making Horizon the Official & Exclusive Biotech Partner of the Chicago Sky.

Along with a full package of marketing and community assets, the focal point of this multi-year partnership will revolve around the baseline brand placement, the first baseline partner in franchise history beginning on Opening Night.

“Horizon Therapeutics has changed lives through purposeful and transformative work in science and we’re thrilled to promote the company’s work through this groundbreaking partnership,” Sky CEO and President Adam Fox said. “The Sky organization is fortunate to have a committed partner to help us broaden interest in the WNBA, to advance social justice campaigns, and create meaningful change in our communities.”

“We are proud to partner with the Chicago Sky, an organization that shares our commitment to empowering people in communities throughout the Chicagoland area, home to our U.S. headquarters,” said Tim Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Horizon. “I look forward to building meaningful community initiatives together that advance the understanding and dialogue around pressing societal issues, including education equity and social justice.”


Horizon will be a presenting sponsor of the newly unveiled Chicago Sky Basketball Academy, as well as one of twelve presenting sponsors of the Sky’s Social Justice Program, Beyond Basketball, which focuses on economic development, youth financial literacy, voting rights and food deserts. The partnership will also include including rehabbing a basketball court in an underserved community each season.



Horizon is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of medicines that address critical needs for people impacted by rare, autoimmune and severe inflammatory diseases. Our pipeline is purposeful: We apply scientific expertise and courage to bring clinically meaningful therapies to patients. We believe science and compassion must work together to transform lives. For more information on how we go to incredible lengths to impact lives, visit and follow us on TwitterLinkedInInstagram and Facebook.



The reigning 2022 WNBA Champion Chicago Sky is a professional women’s basketball team founded in 2005 by principle owner, Michael Alter. The Chicago Sky was the first independently owned women’s professional basketball team to join the WNBA and plays at the Wintrust Arena. The season runs from May -September. Call 866.SKY.WNBA or visit for more information.




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