The Austin Aztex have announced today that Emergo Group, an Austin-based international medical device regulatory consulting firm, will be the club’s premier partner and jersey front sponsor for the 2012 season.

“Emergo Group is proud to play a prominent role in returning high-level soccer to Austin, Texas,” said Rene van de Zande, President & CEO of Emergo Group. “We are excited to see the initiative the club is taking to integrate with the Austin community, and we look forward to seeing the new team on the field in May.”

Emergo GroupThe Austin Aztex kick off the 2012 United Soccer League’s PDL season on May 5 in the Mid South division versus the Texas Dutch Lions at Woodland Forest Stadium in Woodlands, Texas. The Aztex will open the club’s home schedule on May 19 at House Park versus the El Paso Patriots.

The Mid South division includes six teams, five from Texas and one from Louisiana. The Aztex will play 16 regular season games, eight at home and eight on the road.

“As an international company headquartered in Austin, Emergo Group is exactly the type of company the Aztex are proud to have as a partner,” said Austin Aztex Chairman, David Markley. “Emergo Group’s leadership team and employee base are ready to welcome and support Austin’s soccer team.”

The Aztex kit sponsor will be announced soon and the uniform will be unveiled at a media and fan event in the near future. Please log in to www.austinaztex.com for more information on the club, tickets and schedule. Follow the Austin Aztex on Facebook at www.facebook.com/austinaztex and on Twitter @AustinAztex.

About Emergo Group
Emergo Group is a global regulatory consulting firm headquartered in downtown Austin, Texas. With offices in North and South America, Europe and Asia, Emergo Group assists medical device manufacturers with regulatory approvals, compliance, clinical trials, in-country representation and distributor search. For more information, see www.emergogroup.com.