FIA announce the appointment of first ever chief govt : PlanetF1

The FIA have introduced the appointment of their first ever chief govt officer, bringing in former Nissan, Volvo and DaimlerChrysler govt Natalie Robyn to fill the position.

Robyn, who has greater than 15 years’ expertise within the motoring and monetary industries, had most just lately been managing director and CEO of Volvo Switzerland and shall be becoming a member of the FIA “within the close to future”.

An announcement from motorsport’s governing physique confirmed part of Robyn’s remit is to “be accountable for the profitable operation and monetary efficiency of an built-in and aligned FIA administration, in addition to driving the general technique to ship the management’s imaginative and prescient of reforming the federation”.

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem had listed appointing a CEO as certainly one of his targets throughout his marketing campaign to guide the Federation, and believes Robyn’s earlier expertise made her the fitting particular person to tackle an vital new position within the organisation.

“The appointment of Natalie Robyn as our first ever CEO is a transformative second for our Federation,” mentioned Ben Sulayem.

“Her in depth expertise and management shall be essential to enhancing our funds, governance and operations.

“She has a confirmed monitor document of delivering diversification and development, in addition to creating govt management capabilities which shall be a particularly priceless asset to the FIA and our members and I welcome her to the staff.”

Robyn has additionally been tasked with serving to the FIA’s industrial development sooner or later, in addition to increasing income streams to create extra funds to distribute again into the areas funded.

Robyn mentioned: “I’m delighted to be appointed the primary ever CEO of the FIA at such an vital and thrilling time for the Federation.

“I stay up for working with members, the senior management staff and the President to ship their imaginative and prescient of reform and development with the involvement of all employees.”

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