INDIANAPOLIS (WISH)– There is a new president taking the field for Indy Eleven Professional Soccer.
Owner Ersal Ozdemir announced Monday that former Indianapolis Motor Speedway President and CEO Jeff Belskus has taken the position and the change will be effective immediately.
“We are constantly looking for ways to strengthen the organization while continuing to make strides towards gaining a new home for Indy Eleven and winning championships,” said Ozdemir. “The addition of someone with Jeff Belskus’ background into our front office is an important part of that continued progress, and I am excited to welcome him on behalf of the Indy Eleven family.”
The founding president, Peter Wilt, will stay on with the organization into the spring. He will continue performing his general managerial duties.
“Peter Wilt has been an integral part of building and growing Indy Eleven from even before day one. His influence and passion will continue to be felt across the organization and the fan base he helped cultivate,” Ozdemir continued. “We look forward to continuing to work with Peter in the coming months.”