Eric will oversee all Automotive properties, including Motor1.com, InsideEVs.com, AutoClassics.com, FerrariChat.com, RideApart.com and MotorGT.com.
Motorsport Network, whose platforms represent the largest audience of motorsport and auto enthusiasts in the world, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Goeres as president of automotive, Motorsport Network effective immediately. In his new role, Eric will oversee all automotive properties, including Motor1.com, InsideEVs.com, AutoClassics.com, FerrariChat.com, RideApart.com and MotorGT.com, as well as serve as the primary liaison with Motorsport Network’s global automotive teams.
Eric joins the Motorsport Network team as a two-decade, growth-minded digital media executive who has built up several of the most iconic consumer brands (Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Road & Track, Men’s Health, and TheDrive.com) for New York’s major publishing houses: Time Inc and Hearst.
'Eric brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to an already strong automotive management team,' says Colin Smith, CEO of Motorsport Network. 'We are experiencing some record highs with our automotive properties, and our business needs are changing as a result. Eric is the perfect leader to help us meet those needs.'
While at TheDrive.com, Time Inc’s automotive journalism startup, Eric held the position of general manager, where he led brand development, native and branded advertising and contributed to editorial content.
'I’m excited to be joining a great team, at a great company, at a great time. Motorsport Network’s automotive brands are poised for high growth, both in audience and revenue,' says Eric Goeres. 'As always, developing emerging brands is the most exciting work in the business, and I relish the challenge.'
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