BROWNSBURG, Ind. (December 11, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that sports business veteran Kevin Warner has joined the team as vice president of partnership marketing. Warner spent the past 13 years with leading motorsports agency CSM Sport & Entertainment (formerly JMI), most recently as director of account management for the agency’s motorsports practice in Indianapolis.
“I am very happy to have a professional of Kevin’s stature join our team.” said Bobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with former Late Show host David Letterman and businessman Mike Lanigan. “This is another example of the strengthening of our marketing and sales group. Having spent time with Kevin, I know him to be a very buttoned-down, organized, professional guy and I think he will do great things for us alongside Tom Knox and Brian Marks. We think this will be a real benefit for our sponsors to have Kevin work directly with them to help exceed target goals and maximize their return on investment.”
At CSM, Warner held several leadership positions in client services, event marketing and business services where he was responsible for the development and delivery of integrated marketing programs for clients such as Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Apex-Brasil, Boehringer-Ingelheim, DIAGEO, DIRECTV, ESPN, Fuzzy’s Vodka, Hisense, IRWIN Industrial Tools, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, SUBWAY Restaurants and Singapore Stock Exchange, among others. Warner has worked in both domestic and global capacities while developing a well-rounded motorsports background including NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, Formula One and Formula E.