By Della Domingo
Warren Kosikov has been named SEMA’s vice president of sales, where he will lead the sales team and guide the day-to-day sales strategy for both the SEMA Show and PRI Trade Show, SEMA News and Performance Racing Industry magazines and related media content. Kosikov, who joined SEMA in 2014, has more than 30 years of industry experience.
“Warren has tremendous industry knowledge, experience and expertise; he’s a valuable asset to the association and the industry,” said SEMA President and CEO Chris Kersting. “We’re pleased to have him expand his role and help our members and customers accomplish their goals through the association’s events and services.”
Prior to joining SEMA, Kosikov held a variety of executive sales management positions for Source Interlink Media, Buckaroo Communications and Petersen Publishing. His most recent role at SEMA included serving as the key contact for automakers, where he worked with OEMs on SEMA Show participation, along with SEMA Measuring Sessions, the Technology Transfer Program and project vehicles.
“I’ve been fortunate in my career to have worked for some of the industry’s top publications and events,” said Kosikov. “I’m excited to further my journey with SEMA. The association offers a number of valuable resources to help companies grow and succeed, and I look forward to working with an amazing team to deliver benefits to our members and stakeholders.”
Kosikov is located at SEMA’s headquarters in Diamond Bar, California, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.