DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – AMA Pro Racing announced today the addition of action sports industry veteran Eric Hutchison to serve as Director of Sales for the sanctioning body.
As the Director of Sales, Hutchison will focus on all aspects of sales and new partner development for AMA Pro Racing. He joins the company with more than 20 years of experience in the action sports industry. Prior to joining AMA Pro, he has held a variety of sales, sourcing and process management positions in the snow sport industry.
“We are proud to have Eric join our team,” said Michael Gentry, Chief Operating Officer of AMA Pro Racing. “Partnership within the motorcycle racing industry continues to deliver exceptional value and is an integral part of many companies’ ongoing business-to-business and consumer marketing plans. The efforts of our marketing and sales teams are vital to the mission of building and promoting the sport of professional motorcycle racing in North America.”
Hutchison is an avid motorcycle rider and motorsports enthusiast, with racing experience in amateur motocross and shifter karts.
“Like so many of us who grew up on motorcycles, I always thought working in the industry would be the ultimate job,” Hutchison said. “It took over 20 years to make it happen but it feels great to finally be here.”