USA: Jim Bowie named Commercial Director

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI (May 11, 2004) -- e-motion President Chip Pankow announced today that motorsports marketing veteran Jim Bowie has joined the organization as Commercial Director. Bowie will oversee the commercial, business development and ...

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI (May 11, 2004) -- e-motion President Chip Pankow announced today that motorsports marketing veteran Jim Bowie has joined the organization as Commercial Director. Bowie will oversee the commercial, business development and marketing communication aspects at e-motion.

"We're very excited to welcome Jim to e-motion," Pankow said. "As e-motion continues to grow our customer base and build our brand, it becomes critical to attract the right caliber of people."

Simon Kirkby, CEO at e-motion added, "Jim's experience, professionalism and depth of knowledge in both motorsports and the automotive industry make him an ideal fit to continue to grow e-motion's positioning as leaders in the automotive space."

Bowie has 19 years of experience in motorsports and automotive event marketing. His background includes stints with a global professional racing series, (Championship Auto Racing Teams - CART) -- the Skip Barber Racing School, and with race winning teams PacWest Racing Group and Treadway Racing.

"I have followed the growth of e-motion since their inception and I am thrilled to be joining the company," said Bowie. "The leadership at e-motion has demonstrated a commitment to best practices and their recent appointment by BMW NA to manage the exciting new Formula BMW USA program is a testament to the quality of the organization."

e-motion specializes in automotive events, entertainment, and motorsports and is based in Rochester Hills, Michigan and New York, New York. e-motion employs 320 professionals and clients include every major automotive manufacturer in North America. In the fall of 2003, e-motion was awarded the contract to manage the Formula BMW USA racing series. e-motion -- Connecting People With Cars. For further information, go to www.get-emotion.com and www.bmwusa.com/formulabmwusa.htm

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