Nick Fry, CEO of Honda F1, Brawn GP and Mercedes F1, has become non-executive chairman of McLaren Applied.
Nick Fry was once a prominent figure in the F1 world and was appointed Managing Director of BAR in 2002. When the Honda F1 works system was established, he became CEO and was involved in the sale to Brawn GP and Mercedes F1.
Nick Fry, who replaced Toto Wolff as CEO of Mercedes F1 in 2013, then left the motorsports world and entered the field of esports. In 2018, he was appointed Chief Commercial Strategy Officer of London-based esports organization Fnatic.
Nick Fry will return to the motorsports industry as non-executive chairman of McLaren Applied.
“I’m happy to be part of the McLaren Applied,” said Nick Fry.
“The company has a clear vision of opening up a better future across the major motorsport, automotive and transportation markets.”
“We look forward to working with this talented team to unveil innovative new technologies such as high-performance electric powertrain components, connectivity solutions for public transport, and new market-leading motorsport products. It will be a great adventure to help the company achieve a well-deserved success. “
McLaren sold its applied division to investment group Grable in August as part of its strategy to focus on supercar manufacturing and elite motorsport, but remains based in its McLaren F1 team at the Technology Center. , Plays a major role in the F1 grid and supplies ECUs used in all power units.
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Category: F1 / Honda F1