In an announcement made on its official Twitter account, Esports Engine revealed that it has hired Arica Kress as Head of Strategic Partnerships. She’ll start working with the business development and client services team on April 20, according to the announcement.
Welcome @AricaKress to Esports Engine team as our Head of Strategic Partnerships!
She brings years of pro sports experience in Major League Soccer, international events, eMLS & FIFA Global Series.
She’ll start working with our Business Dev & Client Services Teams on Apr 20. pic.twitter.com/qch9YDCXiP
— Esports Engine (@EsportsEng) April 8, 2020
“I’m very excited to be a part of Esports Engine and the team they have built,” Kress commented on her appointment. “It is a great opportunity to join an industry-leader with Esports Engine. I’m looking forward to working closely with all of our partners to create legendary experiences for esports fans across the globe.”
Previously, Kress worked in venue and event operations as a consultant for the 2020 SheBelieves Cup that featured the U.S Women’s National Soccer team along with other countries such as Japan, England, and Spain. She also served as vice president of marketing and communications for Columbus Crew Soccer Club which plays in Major League Soccer.
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