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24. Chase Carey

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Age 69
Occupation Non-Executive Chairman, Formula 1
Nationality American
Position Last Year 27

Chase Carey (born November 22nd 1953) is an Irish-born American executive. He is the former chief executive officer and executive chairman of the Formula One Group.

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Carey was born in Ireland to American parents of Irish descent. He got his bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and his MBA from Harvard, where he was a Harvard Business School Rugby Club member. Chase joined the Delta Upsilon fraternity and the Colgate University Rugby Football Club while a student at Colgate. Carey is a Trustee Emeritus of Colgate University.

Chase Carey was named Executive Chairman of Formula 1 in September 2016 and Chief Executive Officer in January 2017. Since his appointment, he has handled the strategy and operations of Formula 1. He has focused on increasing fan engagement with the brand on and off the track, taking Formula 1 to new audiences.

From 2009 to 2016, Mr Carey served as President and Chief Operating Officer of 21st Century Fox and Executive Vice Chairman. He oversaw the world’s premier portfolio of entertainment, news and sports franchises and worldwide broadcast, pay television and satellite assets. Carey continues to serve as a non-executive Vice Chairman of 21st Century Fox.

Before working at 21st Century Fox, Chase Carey was President and Chief Executive Officer of DIRECTV, Inc., where he led the operations and strategic direction of the DIRECTV, Inc. companies and served on The DIRECTV Group board of directors.

He is a Colgate University and Harvard Business School graduate and a Trustee Emeritus at Colgate University.

On September 25th, 2020, Liberty Media announced that Carey would take on the role of non-executive chairman, with Stefano Domenicali stepping in as CEO as of January 2021. Carey’s achievements included the establishment of a cost cap for the first time in Formula 1 and signing a more equitable Concorde Agreement with the teams from 2021 to 2025.

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