INDIANAPOLIS – official release — Andretti Sports Marketing announced Tuesday that veteran event management executive Tim Ramsberger has joined the organization as a vice president and general manager of it’s growing sports, entertainment and experiential marketing business.
Ramsberger brings a depth of experience to his new role including World Cup, Olympic, Disney and IndyCar event management tenure. Ramsberger most recently served as President of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. His focus will be to further advance the sports, entertainment and experiential event marketing initiatives of Andretti Sports Marketing and it’s clients.
“We are thrilled to announce that Tim (Ramsberger) is joining our strong events team. Tim is a leader in the events business and we have worked with Tim over the years while admiring his promotions. He did a fantastic job at building the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and he brings world-class capabilities to our operations,” stated John Lopes, President of Andretti Sports Marketing.
“It’s a special opportunity to work with my long time friends at Andretti Sports Marketing. I am truly excited to be joining such a strong, professional and fast growing sports marketing, entertainment and experiential marketing business with great clients on both a national and international scale,” said Ramsberger. “What Michael (Andretti), John (Lopes) and Starke (Taylor) are developing is tremendous.”
Ramsberger’s focus will include furthering Andretti Sports Marketing’s Red Bull Global Rallycross event operations business as well as leading emerging event projects both in and out of sports.