Marco Mattiacci  Italy

  • Full name Mattiacci, M
  • Birth date December 8, 1970
  • Birthplace Rome, Italy
  • Current age 43 years 297 days
  • Teams Ferrari
  • Other roles Principal
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Despite having no experience in motorsport to his name, Marco Mattiacci was named Ferrari team principal on April 14, 2014 after the resignation of Stefano Domenicali. But while he was virtually unknown in F1 circles, he has worked for Ferrari since 2000, when he joined its road car sales division from Jaguar.

Rising rapidly through the ranks in just over a decade, Mattiacci headed up the company's Asia Pacific Operation for four years, and also worked for Ferrari in South America, the Middle East, Finland and Russia. Mattiacci won the car industry's prize for Executive of the Year in 2012 and was held in high esteem by Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo before moving across to the Gestione Sportiva. At the time he made the step into F1 Mattiacci was working as CEO of Ferrari North America.

Mattiacci made his debut as team principal amidst a great deal of intrigue at the 2014 Chinese Grand Prix and memorably wore sunglasses in the paddock while overseeing his first day of Friday practice. His arrival immediately sparked an upturn in fortunes, as Fernando Alonso took the team's first podium of the season.

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September 19, 2014

Marco Mattiacci watches on during free practice

August 23, 2014

Marco Mattiacci walks through the paddock

July 24, 2014

Marco Mattiacci talks to the media

     

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