Nicholas Richard "Nick" Fry
, (born 29 June 1956 in the United Kingdom
) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Formula One
. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of both Brawn GP
. He also served as the same in British American Racing
, replacing Prodrive Automotive Technology
chairman David Richards
increased its share in the team in late 2004.
Fry achieved his first victory as a manager/chief executive of a Formula 1 team when Jenson Button
took the chequered flag at the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix
Fry joined Prodrive as Managing Director in January 2001, upon the persuasion of David Richards
, where he has been responsible for leading Prodrive's expansion into outsourced engineering services. Within four months of his appointment, Prodrive Automotive Technology had a full order book for 2001 and major steps had been taken to grow the company in the UK and beyond with the acquisition of the Tickford
Group. This expansion saw Fry become Group Managing Director overseeing both the company's engineering and racing operations.
In January 2002, he was appointed Managing Director of BAR F1 in addition to his Prodrive responsibilities.
His career in motoring started with the Ford Motor Company
in 1977, as a graduate trainee from the University of Wales
with a degree in Economics
. Working first in Sales and then Market Research, in 1978, he was moved to Product Development as Product Planner. He helped develop a variety of models over... Read More