Eric Hill Named to Marketing Position with Little League International
Eric Hill has been named Director of Licensing for Little League Baseball and Softball, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Hill, a native of Trotwood, Ohio, comes to the Little League organization after having worked for MeadWestvaco Corporation in Dayton, Ohio for eight years (2001-09). For five years, the Trotwood Madison High School graduate served as the Licensing Account Administrator. He also spent three years as the Associate Marketing Manager in the Consumer and Office Products Division. MeadWestvaco is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions providing innovative products and valuable services to consumer products companies.
In his most recent position, Associate Marketing Manager, with MeadWestvaco, Mr. Hill was involved with the product development for various calendar lines including licenses for the National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) while working with the sales department on product placement and retail audits.
“Eric is a valuable addition to the Little League family in our Marketing Division with his background,” Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball, said. “He has worked with several large companies in the marketing and licensing areas adding an expertise in those critical areas to our organization. We welcome him to Little League and know he will assist us in our efforts to build strong relationships with companies that believe in the same things Little League does.”
Mr. Hill also worked for Kmart in Troy, Mich. as a home audio merchandiser following his 1998 graduation from the University of Dayton with a degree in business administration and marketing. He also earned his graduate degree in management from Antioch University in Ohio.
The Marketing Division will be losing a long-time member of the staff as Senior Marketing Executive Jud Rogers, who has worked at Little League since 1999, will be retiring following the 2010 World Series.