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Jean Todt

FIA President (2009-2021)

Jean Todt

Jean Todt was born on 25 February 1946 in Pierrefort, Cantal (France). He has one son, Nicolas, and shares his life with actress, film producer and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh.

 

SINCE 2015 - UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL’S SPECIAL ENVOY FOR ROAD SAFETY

 

COMMITMENTS

Founder member and Vice-President of the Brain Institute (ICM) (since 2005)

President of the Suu Foundation (since 2014)

Board member of the International Peace Institute (IPI) (since 2015)

Member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Commission for Public Affairs and Social

development through Sport (since 2017)

Board Member of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (since 2018)

Member of the Ecocivilisation Wings #G100 ONG (since 2021)

Colonel in the citizen’s reserve of the French Gendarmerie Nationale (since 2021)

 

2009-2021 - PRESIDENT OF THE FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE L’AUTOMOBILE (FIA)

FIA Honorary President (since December 2021)

 

1993-2009 - FERRARI S.p.A.

Director of the Ferrari’s Racing Division (1993-2001)

Head of Motor Sport activities at Ferrari-Maserati (2001-2004)

General Manager at Ferrari S.p.A. (2004) then CEO of the Group (2004-2008)

Special Advisor to the President (2008-2009)

 

1981-1993 - PSA PEUGEOT CITROËN

Peugeot’s Director of Racing and founder of Peugeot Talbot Sport (1981-1990)

Director of Sporting Activities of PSA Peugeot Citroën (1990-1993)

 

1966-1981 - RALLY CO-DRIVER

 

EDUCATION

Alumnus of the Ecole des Cadres in Paris (1965-1967)

 

SPORTING SUCCESSES

Rally co-driver

Drivers’ world vice-champion with Guy Fréquelin and constructors world champion with Talbot (1981)

PSA Peugeot Citroën

4 Rally championship titles with the Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 (2 drivers titles and 2 constructors titles, 1985-1986), 5 wins at the Paris-Dakar (1987-88-89-90-91) 2 endurance world championship titles (drivers and constructors, 1992) and 2 victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (1992 and 1993)

Ferrari S.p.A.

14 Formula 1 world champion titles (6 drivers titles, 5 with Michael Schumacher and 1 with Kimi Räikkönen, and 8 constructors titles)