Automotive Events, Inc. Appoints New President
CLEVELAND, OH -- The U.S.' leading events and media agency for the automotive industry has named Iain Dobson company president, effective Nov. 27, 2017.
Previously, Dobson served as Automotive Events' senior vice president for 14 years. He led the company's production services division, overseeing logistical design, product training, testing and substantiation services, and all performance and related programming.
"We are at the forefront of rapid change within our industry," said Dobson. "With our hustle, forward-thinking ideation, creativity and above-expectation deliverables, Automotive Events offers clients a service unlike any other in the business."
Dobson took over the high-ranking post from John Thorne, who still serves as the company's chief executive officer.
"Iain has an extensive understanding of our clients' needs, and he will strengthen our team and our portfolio through innovative initiatives," said Thorne.
Prior to Automotive Events, Dobson served as general manager of Atkinsons Motorsport and as an editor of Motoring News. In his spare time, he competes in historic rallies in a 1970 Escort RS.
Automotive Events is a full-service events and media agency delivering leading-edge program experiences. Headquartered in Cleveland, the company has offices in Los Angeles and Manchester, UK.