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Jean Todt

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Jean Todt. Copyright Stella-Maria Thomas, 2016. Used with Permission.

Jean Todt. Copyright Stella-Maria Thomas, 2016. Used with Permission.

Born:

25 Feb 1946
Pierrefort

Nationality:

France

Teams:

Ferrari (1993-2007)

Now head of the FIA, becoming President in 2009. Initially appointed as a general manager for Ferrari at one of their lowest ebbs, Todt developed his role to such an extent that he became team principal. Before that, though, he had equally huge success as the director of Peugeot's rally and sportscar operations, which saw 2 Le Mans wins - (1992, 1993) and 4 Paris-Dakar wins amongst other successes. Prior to that, Todt was a rally co-driver for around 15 years before stopping to take up a management role. Todt is also in a relationship with actress Michelle Yeoh and has produced a few of her films recently.

Biography last updated 1 Dec 2014