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MSD Ignition Announces New Appointments
March 22, 2013
Joe Pando has been named Drag Racing/Engine Builder Support Manager; Erik Brock is the new Product Manager in charge of managing and marketing all EFI fuel system products; and Silver Gomez is Product Manager in charge of all ignition system products.
MSD Ignition Announces New Appointments

MSD, an industry leader in manufacturing and marketing of ignition and EFI fuel system products, has named Joe Pando as Drag Racing/Engine Builder Support Manager.
 
Pando, who has worked at MSD since 1979, will be in charge of managing and supporting all MSD products as they relate to drag racing and engine builder needs.

MSD, known since its formation of their multiple spark discharge technology, has established a new field support team whose purpose is to support the racing circuit and engine builder market.
 
Pando, who will be the lead person to manage and support this new initiative, started at MSD in the manufacturing department almost 35 years ago. He has participated in drag racing, driving schools and panel discussions as an industry expert in his field.

MSD also has named Erik Brock as Product Manager.
 
Brock, who has worked at MSD since 2003, will be in charge of managing and marketing all EFI fuel system products and assist in the development of new products.

MSD has developed a new Product Management structure to support the ongoing global growth of this category, and Brock will be one of the driving forces as part of this newly developed team of product managers.
 
Brock started at MSD in the engineering department to help develop the Sports Compact market.
 
Prior to joining MSD, Brock worked at local Speed Shops and was an instructor at Western Technical College. He has participated at some level in drag racing, sand drags, nitrous street cars and heads up turbo events.

Finally, MSD has named Silver Gomez as Product Manager.
 
Gomez, who has worked at MSD for 16 years, will be in charge of managing and marketing all ignition system products.

MSD has developed a new Product Management structure to support the ongoing global growth of this category, and Gomez will be one of the driving forces as part of this newly developed team of product managers.
 
Gomez started at MSD as a customer service technician and has held various positions of increasing responsibility including work in R & D, Power Sports business development, product training, and most recently the management of their event marketing trailer program.