|Occupation||President and CEO, Formula 1|
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Stefano Domenicali (born 11 May 1965) is an Italian manager and the current CEO of Formula 1, replacing Chase Carey. He is the former CEO of Italian sports car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini S.p. A… From 2008 to 2014 he was the team principal of the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team. Under his leadership, Ferrari won their last Formula One World Championship to date.
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Domenicali was born in Imola, the son of a banker. As a child, he used to go to the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari race track at weekends to help out in the paddock and in the media centre – an experience that piqued his interest in motor racing.
Stefano Domenicali began his role as President & Chief Executive Officer at Formula 1 in January 2021, following his departure as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Automobili Lamborghini. Mr Domenicali joins Formula 1 on the back of an illustrious career within the motoring industry, where he has had success within both motorsport and commercial roles.
The interest all over the world is increasing. There are intense races on the track. There are many interesting topics of discussion. And so I’m happy to share with all the fans this moment for Formula 1, that is going, I believe, in the right direction, both from a sporting point of view and from a technical point of view.
After studying business administration at the University of Bologna he began his professional career in 1991 with Ferrari. At Ferrari, he held various positions, including heading up the Direzione Sportiva F1 from 2004, before becoming Team Principal for the Formula 1 team in 2008, where he won a total of 14 titles in the F1 Constructors’ and Drivers’ Championships.
From 2009 to 2014, Domenicali represented Ferrari in the FIA World Motor Sport Council and recently stepped down as the president of the FIA. Single Seater Commission, before joining Formula 1. He was Vice President of New Business Initiatives at AUDI AG from November 2014 before taking over his most recent role as Chief Executive Officer in March 2016 at Lamborghini in Sant’Agata Bolognese.prev View full list next