MIAMI, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorsport.com today announced the appointment of Jean Haller as Consulting Vice President of Media Sales, Motorsport.com – FRANCE. He reports to Lou Giocondo, Vice President of Global Sales – Motorsport.com. The appointment is effective immediately.
Haller, 38, joins Motorsport.com with over 15 years of experience in digital media and nearly a decade in motorsports with Racing-Live.com and ESPNF1, where he put in place local and global strategic partnerships with major advertisers as well as developing business worldwide with the integration of a Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Italian language version of the site. Haller adds extensive experience in all aspects of a publishing business, from content to advertising, rights and technology – both web and mobile.
"The addition of Jean to our Sales team strengthens our position within Central Europe," said Lou Giocondo, vice president of sales, Motorsport.com. "As a sales and marketing professional with experience leading international sales activities across various territories worldwide, we are confident that he brings the international commercial expertise that will enhance Motorsport.com's ability to improve the customer experience on a global basis."
In his new position, Haller will be in charge of heading the team's international sales office in France responsible for the leadership of the Motorsport.com- FRANCE's sales team, developing new business opportunities and creating customized opportunities to ensure the integration of strategic sponsors for the brand.
"Motorsport.com is the racing community's premier online destination for racing news," said Haller. "With such a top domain name, we already generate millions of visits per month, including nearly one million Facebook followers on social media in 180 countries. Motorsport.com's overall audience increased 400% in 2014 and with the great development currently being operated by the company, this tremendous progression is far from stopping here."
Motorsport.com is an international network of online motor sports content, multi-national platforms, world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide. Powered by passion and fueled by award-winning, cutting-edge technology, Our One Team, One World approach to motorsports content is staffed 24 hours, seven days a week and is updated continuously throughout the day. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, and in bureaus around the world, our 2015 global expansion will include entries in 14 countries in 10 different languages.