KTM North America Inc. is pleased to announce that Tom Etherington has recently been promoted to vice president of Sales for KTM Group North America, effective immediately. In this new role, Etherington will oversee the sales departments for both KTM North America, Inc. and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America.
Etherington’s career with KTM began in 2003 in Canada, where he started as national sales manager. In 2010, Etherington moved to the KTM North America headquarters in Murrieta, California when he was promoted to North American Sales Manager and most recently vice president of Sales for KTM North America. Prior to his time with KTM, his history includes over 20 years of experience working at the OEM and dealership level.
Etherington said: “I am excited to take on this new role, having been a part of the group’s growth over the years. I am looking forward to working toward continued elevation of both brands within the North American market.”
John Hinz, newly appointed KTM Group North American president, stated, “Tom is uniquely qualified for this new position based on his extensive experience in the North American motorcycle industry. His leadership will help guide the KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles brands to sales success in a continuously evolving market.”