Supplier Spotlight

Video Exclusives

Formula E, Season four

New drivers, regulations and tracks: Formula E breaks down what to expect in the forthcoming season of the all-electric championship




Aerodynamics at altitude

McLaren explains the nuances of racing in Mexico City, and what effect the thinner air has on overall car performance

Are the proposed 2020 Formula 1 regulation changes a step in the right direction?

News

New director of global communications appointed at Formula 1

Formula 1 has announced the appointment of Norman Howell as its director of global communications. Howell takes up the position with immediate effect, reporting to Sean Bratches, managing director, commercial operations.

Howell brings more than 30 years’ experience in the international sports communications and media markets to F1. For the past two years, Howell has held the head of digital role at F1, coordinating the sport’s digital and social media output.

Prior to that, Howell was head of sport at production company Pulse Films, where he specialised in helping brands to reach new audiences across multiple content driven channels, including social and broadcast. He also has extensive experience in the motorsports industry having previously worked as director of communications at the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile, media director at Formula 1 as well as head of communications at McLaren. Howell also served as Vice President, Corporate Communications EMEA at Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s marketing and communications plans across EMEA.

"I am pleased to name Norman as Formula 1’s new director of global communications," said Sean Bratches, managing director, commercial operations at Formula 1. "As we embark on an exciting new chapter in Formula 1’s history, Norman brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective to the newly enhanced leadership team.

"His extensive and demonstrated experience leading communications strategies for many of the world’s most prestigious motorsport brands, together with his background as a journalist and social media specialist, align well with our objectives to broaden Formula 1’s appeal and proactively engage the marketplace to elevate the exciting changes that we are envisioning and implementing."

"I am delighted to take on this important role within Formula 1, a sport which I love because it has such a rich history but is evolving in new ways," added Howell. "I look forward to working with the team as we build on the passion and interest shown by millions of fans across the world. Formula 1 has an exciting and innovative vision for the sport. We want fans to get closer to the action on and off the track, with new levels of entertainment and engagement. If we can do this, Formula 1 will continue to be one of the biggest sporting brands in the world."


RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

With one week left until the doors open in Cologne, we've rounded up the best testing, measurement and data capture technologies, from the biggest motorsport suppliers that you can expect to see at the show!
Click here to read more

Ahead of the 2018 season, IMSA ponders on ten of the biggest questions that are being hotly debated ahead of the forthcoming GT campaign
Click here to read more

With just over one week left until the doors open, we've rounded up some of the biggest names in engine and engine component technologies, to help you organise your trip to Cologne!
Click here to read more


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightWe are building a list of leading suppliers covering all aspects of the professional motorsport industry. Want to see your company included? Contact aboobaker.tayub@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

فروشگاه اینترنتی فروشگاه اینترنتی سیستم همکاری در فروش کانال تلگرام چت روم فال حافظ دانلود فیلم فروشگظ;ه اینترنتی

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the professional motorsport community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to john.obrien@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email john.obrien@ukimediaevents.com