Motorsport Network appoints Group CFO and VP of Social Media
The world’s largest digital motoring and motorsport company hires best-of-breed senior staff to accelerate its financial and social media operations
November 29, 2016, Miami, FL. Motorsport Network, the Miami-headquartered automotive and motorsport technology platform owner today announced the appointment of a number of key industry figures to augment the expertise of its existing staff base.
Jan Reese takes up an appointment to the post of Motorsport Network’s Chief Financial Officer, having previously directed the $9 billion, 44-country supply chain operation as CFO of Delphi’s Automotive Plc’s Global Supply Chain Management. Jan brings decades of senior leadership experience of multi-territory, matrix organisations, having acted for organisations such as Walmart International as the company’s Americas & Asia CFO.
Commencing work with Motorsport Network last week, Jan said, “I have certainly worked with bigger organisations but perhaps not with a company that is demonstrating such exceptional growth potential. Motorsport Network has become a trailblazer in a highly contested market sector and I am delighted to my bring experience of financial operations across complex and globalised organisations to the business.“
Jan has been joined this week by another new addition, Chris Pruitt, who is the Network’s new Vice-President of Social Media. This senior appointment reflects the company’s focus on building social media audiences to provide a 360 degree solution for clients across both owned and earned channels. Chris brings an exceptional track record to Motorsport Network having led the foundation of social networks for TEN: The Enthusiast Network, growing social engagement from a standing start for a decade with digital brands including Motor Trend and Automobile.
Chris’ work has secured industry recognition including min Integrated Marketing Awards plaudits and assisting with break-through projects such as the launch of the automotive SVOD/OTT platform, Motor Trend OnDemand. This experience will inform Motorsport Network’s impending launch of Motorsport.tv.
Chris joined the Miami office this week and said, “Motorsport Network has built impressive traffic across its web platforms and organically grown its social media reach. What comes next is an over-arching strategy to ensure social channels continue to evolve and serve fans as much as our clients with a plan that unifies our global markets, reflects our rich and exciting content and resonates with our young audience of digital natives. I am really excited about the potential here to build something truly world-beating.”
For more information, please contact:
Liam Clogger, Vice President of Communications, Motorsport Network
About Motorsport Network
Motorsport Network is a vertically integrated automotive & motorsport business headquartered in Miami, FL. The technology business manages a global broadcast network, live events, and multiple websites, social networks and e-commerce, gaming, analytics & editorial syndication platforms operating in 16 languages across 60 international markets. The business is founded on the principle of engaging audiences around automotive & motorsport content to provide clients with integrated solutions to connect with this global audience.
For more information on the Network’s websites, please visit: http://www.motorsportnetwork.
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